Over the past few months, a number of my articles have been published by The Gospel Coalition, ERLC, and CrossWalk. Here’s a catalog about what I’ve been writing:
Sola Gratia: Don’t Blame My Sin On Jesus
I’ve been doing a lot of contemplating about my “ministry” today. That word sounds so stuffy and prideful when applied to me. I’m not a minister and I’m not a preacher. I’m a mother who composes songs, writes blogs, is scribbling down a few novels, and likes to sing and play the piano. I would never dream of putting my “ministry” …
How Can You Love Someone The Way Jesus Loves Them?
When dealing with difficult people, I’ve often been advised to “Love them like Jesus would.” But, if we’re really going to be honest about who Jesus is, that’s humanly impossible.
Killing The Lies: Should Everyone Be Forgiven Without Exception?
Welcome to the second entry in my blog series about forgiveness. I recommend starting at the beginning for context, so if you haven’t already, check out the debut entry to this series: The Top 10 Most Prevalent Lies About Forgiveness. WHO SHOULD BE FORGIVEN & WHO SHOULD NOT? In the example of Matthew 18, things are pretty cut and dry. …
Killing The Lies: What Is Forgiveness, Really?
This is the first in a series of blogs about forgiveness. For a rough overview of talking points I’ll be covering, check out my “preface” blog to this series: The Top 10 Most Prevalent Lies About Forgiveness. Besides personal experience, I will be basing many of my ideas on Matthew 18, specifically verses 21-35. If you aren’t familiar with the …
The Top 10 Most Prevalent Lies About Forgiveness
I consider myself an expert on forgiveness. Seriously, anyone over the age of 20 who isn’t festering in bitterness is probably an expert on forgiveness. But forgiveness is still hard. Especially when we’re confronted with issues such as domestic violence, adultery, lies, betrayal, or theft. It’s hard to forgive people, especially friends and family, for taking advantage of our trust in them.