“We often sacrifice others when we give them what they want, but we sacrifice ourselves when we give them what he or she needs.” - Frank Turek This statement by Christian Apologist, Frank Turek, during a Q&A at Grace Community Church in Sarasota, genuinely gave me reason to pause and pray… This hits home. How … Continue reading Truth in Love
Praying for the Church 2/20 @ 2:20pm
Ladies, wherever you might be on 2/20 at 2:20pm, would you please consider praying alongside me for a moment? There is a genuine need to pray specifically for our churches regarding the Enneagram. The heartbreaking tendency of pragmatism today has strengthened it’s usage around us…with God’s Word being misused for it’s purposes. This is extremely … Continue reading Praying for the Church 2/20 @ 2:20pm
A Collection of Scripture about Marriage
“Marriage should be honored by all and the marriage bed kept pure…” Hebrews 13:4 John 15:4-5 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides … Continue reading A Collection of Scripture about Marriage
Fear Arises When…
Gals, one of the most impactful lessons God has provided through motherhood, is how important it is to pray. Recently, my sweet 11-year-old daughter was incredibly nervous. Perhaps terrified! She was preparing to get a shot at the doctor, and wasn’t thrilled about it. I could relate to her angst and certainly could understand her … Continue reading Fear Arises When…
The Bible: Lean In and Trust
Per Ancient Documents’ Scholar, Wes Huff, the 2nd most Googled question over the past two years has been, “What is the Bible?” This post will share some notable resources that I hope and pray will answer some questions you might have about the Bible, its history, reliability, sufficiency, and relevancy. As well as helpful teaching … Continue reading The Bible: Lean In and Trust
The Problem of Pragmatism: “Wake Up, Church!”
Updated post from 2021. Apologetics are provided at the end regarding Jesus, the reliability of the New Testament, evidence for the Resurrection, and the Biblical Gospel. What is Pragmatism exactly? Pragmatism, a philosophy developed by Charles Sanders Pierce in 1870, champions the premise that truth is proved by whether or not the idea in question … Continue reading The Problem of Pragmatism: “Wake Up, Church!”
Why Galatians 2:20?
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.”Galatians 2:20 Why is this blog titled, The Gal220 Life? Simply … Continue reading Why Galatians 2:20?
God’s Got This!
https://youtu.be/ioN8w0EugGw January 2022 This is a modified re-post of the “Come to Me” post from February 2021. Friends, have you ever been advised to “Follow your heart,” or encouraged with the phrases: “It’s always been in you,” or “You’ve got this!” Most often folks say these phrases as thoughtful exhortations meant to uplift and inspire. … Continue reading God’s Got This!
Friends, the significance our hearts long to find is not secured in the perceived relevance culture provides… nor is it obtained in the workplace, with a degree, or by our appearance. Our worth is not determined by how many likes we acquire on social media… It’s not even dependent upon the number of Bible studies … Continue reading Significance
The Problem of Pragmatism
Where do we go for strength? To what or to whom do we seek wisdom? Are we trusting God with all of our hearts, or are we compromising by leaning into pragmatism? Are we praying and waiting? Or are we putting our confidence in practices that “feel helpful” in the moment? With God’s help…by prayer … Continue reading The Problem of Pragmatism