C.S. Lewis said of Heaven, “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” This Easter weekend, I contemplate Jesus and our resurrection.
I’m recovering from abuse, and while I’ve made a lot of progress, shame still permeates my life. How do I break free? How do I trust that God loves me?
Jennifer Michelle Greenberg speaks on “How God Uses Suffering,” at The Christian Business Luncheon in Tomball, Texas.
Hello friends! It’s been a wild blur of a week. We are finishing up final edits on the last chapter of Not Forsaken, I submitted an article about finding hope after church abuse for the ERLC (stay tuned for that!), and today I interviewed with the amazing Bryan Kirk over at Houston Patch (stay tuned for that too!). But my …
Happy New Year! As we begin 2019 I’ve seen a lot of people on social media making New Years Resolutions to read the Bible more. While a fabulous goal, I fear our spiritual fitness often goes the way of our physical fitness; we buy that gym membership, and work really hard in January and February, but lose conviction around March …
Yesterday, Pope Francis published a letter addressing a Grand Jury Report which catalogs horrifying cases of sexual abuse mismanaged or intentionally concealed by leaders within multiple Roman Catholic Dioceses.
Yesterday my children and I were reading the Bible while they played in the bathtub. We came to the verse in Matthew 4:17, where it says, “From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, ‘Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.'”
I used to look at my stretch-marks and c-section incision and see a wrecked and worn body. Yet because I know that Christ too bears scars, even in Heaven, I can look at my own as a beautiful manifestation of his self-sacrificial love in me.
Human emotion is complex. We are created in the image of a complex God and the emotions we feel – though corrupted by sin – are like his fingerprints on our hearts. In this damaged and dying world each of us experiences abuse, betrayal, abandonment, loss, or heartbreak. How do we cope in a Godly way?
My mom knew that my dad was a pervert with a violent temper who never apologized for anything. She thought that if she submitted to him and was a good Christian wife, he would eventually become a good Christian man, repent of his sin, and love her. Her background included catholic, charismatic, and reformed doctrines, and there was a copy …