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Happiness Isn’t About Chasing “That One Thing”

Have you ever felt convinced there was something – just one thing – that would perfect your life? It could be anything – more friends, shorter hair, a new skill, good grades, or something else.   Whatever it was, your entire existence started to center around the goal, slowly becoming obsessed as you convinced yourself that …

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How to Depend Less on Devotional Books

Disclaimer – This is not a post geared towards bashing devotional books because I personally use and love devotional books and am always on the lookout for a new theological read. But what happens when these books start to replace the Bible?  Christian books and devotionals are often easy to understand which is why a …

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Who Are You?

I stood in front of my mirror. It seemed so strange that behind the round face staring back at me there was a person. “Who are you?” I asked my reflection. But she only smiled. Who are you?  This is the question so many of us can never quite answer. We take online quizzes, we …

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Waiting for God

As Christians, we bring all sorts of requests to God, including prayers for guidance, health, a godly spouse, or a friend’s salvation. Sometimes God answers these prayers right away. But other times, he tells us to wait. All of us will eventually have to wait for an answer to prayer. A few months ago, I …

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Who Do We Belong To?

Where do you belong? Maybe you feel at home with your classmates, or maybe your family. Quite possibly, you don’t feel like you belong anywhere. Today I’m going to talk about “belonging” in the sense of spiritual family.  We can belong to the world, to ourselves, or to Christ. Each of these can bring a …

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