Perform

About a year ago, something happened that caused me to question my calling, question my motives, and generally caused me to loose confidence in my ability to speak. In retrospect, I know it was an attempt by the enemy to shut me up. But nevertheless, in the moment, it was hurtful.  As I look back over the past year, I see how God used that wound to strengthen me, teach...

Hamster Wheel Life

For most of life, I had a spirit of “religious duty”. I thought the more good things I did, the more faithful I was, the more I attended church, the more God would love me. In essence, I was working for my salvation and acceptance. The problem with that is if I can “earn” God’s acceptance, then I could “lose” God’s acceptance. So I lived this dual life. On the...