“But you didn’t get my Zippy Sack!”

About a month ago, my son Joshua and I were grocery shopping inside of our local Wal-Mart. Josh is about to turn 5, and he’s hit a difficult patch in terms of how pleasant he is to take along to the grocery store. Gone is my sweet boy who was just happy to look at things in the store! This kid will not stop asking for stuff most days and throws tantrums when he doesn’t get what he wants. Lucky for him though, on this particular day, I’m in a “yes” mood and was attempting to lavish some blessings on my little boy.

Throughout the grocery store, I continuously ask him what types of things he wants and add a few extra requests from him to our list (toys excluded). Aside from the little cringe inside at the grocery bill on the way out, it ends as a good trip (not even crowded!). We start to walk out to the parking lot and I notice Josh’s face is completely downtrodden. This boy is near tears! I start questioning him about what is wrong…… Continue reading

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The Sneakiest Lie Satan Tells Us

He is the ultimate deceiver. Although we don’t always immediately recognize him, we know him well don’t we? He wraps up a lie in a pretty little package with a bow on top and presents it to us with relish. … Continue reading

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The Bible is Not a Fortune Cookie Factory

A quick google search of the most popular Bible verses on Biblegateway.com reveal the top 5 verses searched in the last two months are: John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing for New Christians

You are a bright, shiny, new Christian. You’ve admitted your need for a Savior. Everyone at the church you attend is so excited for you! They take your picture for the church newsletter, whisk you off to shake hands with … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t God answer my prayer?

This post features  the new song, “Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle (Performance Video and Lyrics) Most of this week I’ve been listening to breakout Christian artist, Lauren Daigle‘s songs on YouTube. One of my favorites (although she has so many songs … Continue reading

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