A Faith that Fights

by Alexa Hess

I don’t know about you, but I find that my walk with God can waver at this point of the year. It can be easy to start the new year with a burst of motivation to be faithful to God and consistent in Spiritual disciplines.…

Drifting Away from God 

by Kyra Daniels

Imagine sitting on a raft in the middle of the sea. The waves rise and fall, brushing up against the raft’s splintered wood. Each move of the current carries you further and further from the shoreline. As time passes, you drift so far that land has become like a speck of dust in the distance.…

What is Lent, and Should I Observe it?

by Shelby Turner

As you go about your day today, you may see people with small black crosses on their foreheads. The crosses are drawn in ash and signal the beginning of the Lent season, which begins today, Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is traditionally observed by Catholics but is also observed by some other denominations as well.…

Whom Shall I Fear? Battling the Fear of Man  

by Krystal Dickson

I cannot remember a time when I didn’t care about the opinion of others. Growing up, it was my parents, teachers, and classmates. Now as an adult, it’s my neighbors, co-workers, even friends at church. How I wish I could be like the apostles before the Sanhedrin when they boldly and confidently proclaim, “We must obey God rather than people” (Acts 5:29).…

Worrying and God’s Providence

by Kyra Daniels

A chipmunk visits my backyard most mornings. When I am working at my desk, I usually catch it in the corner of my eye. I turn my head toward the window and peek through the screen. I see the chipmunk’s striped fur and short tail bounce from rock to rock.…

Living in the Light

by Alexa Hess 

When most people think of the city of Seattle, they think of rain. This makes sense since the city has a consistent rainy season for several months. The weather of Seattle took some time for me to get used to when I first moved here, especially since we didn’t have an overhead light in our living room.…