encouragement | pride | sin | smallness

Finding Our True Boast

Lounging on a gray accent chair, my eyes couldn’t help but survey the conspicuous tree enlivening our space for the Christmas season. They lingered at the blinking white star on top, moving along to the garish ornaments, bedazzling the faux evergreen, then sideways to our blue velvet sofa. In a blur, I was transported back […]

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evangelism | redemption | sin

The Mess I Can’t Clean

Imagine a toddler doing their utter best not to make a mess, not to spill their drinks, not to stain their clothes so mommy will be pleased. If you’re a parent, you’d probably roll your eyes after reading that. That’s how we approach God. We thought (or are taught) we’d have to clean our act […]

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