You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring. - Isaiah 58:11

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The Joy of the Lord

The Joy of the Lord

Last year in one of my college classes we were getting ready to form study groups and I heard a voice somewhere behind me say, “Where is that one girl who is always smiling?” And I heard another voice reply, “Oh Sarah? Ya she’s right […]

What Freedom Means To Me

What Freedom Means To Me

If I could use one word to describe how Jesus Christ has changed my life, I would use the word “Freedom”. God has set me free in so many ways and it amazes me how He is continually redeeming me. Growing up in the United […]

Freedom From Torment

Freedom From Torment

When I was 17 years old I had severe anxiety attacks. At the time I wouldn’t have called it anxiety but I think it’s the closest word that describes what I went through. The attacks would only come at one specific time and that was […]

Jackie Hill Perry’s Story

Jackie Hill Perry’s Story

One of the things that has encouraged me in my walk with the Lord is hearing other people’s stories. Jackie Hill Perry is a young woman whose life has been profoundly changed by God’s grace. She shares her testimony from a very real and personal […]

How I went from hating Christian music to loving it

How I went from hating Christian music to loving it

I listened to a variety of music genres growing up. The only two that I didn’t like were Country and Christian. Country music reminded me too much of the fact that I lived in the country – which I related to being oppressed as well […]

Willpower or Weakness?

Willpower or Weakness?

Are you in control? Our culture says that it is up to us to make our own happiness. It is up to each of us individually to choose happiness, to choose our purpose in life, to choose what is going to motivate us. From what […]

Are you living by rules?

Are you living by rules?

I have come to realize that I have a tendency to live by rules. Even as a Christian, there’s still the temptation to believe that I can make myself “good” by the things I do or don’t do. The lie is believing that living a […]

What Am I Missing?

What Am I Missing?

I was 23 years old when I realized that God was calling me to surrender every part of my life to Him. God had been making Himself increasingly real to me throughout my entire life, but it wasn’t until this point that God made it […]

The Purpose Of Conviction

The Purpose Of Conviction

We are unable to see God’s truth on our own           “…it was the law that showed me my sin. I would never have known that coveting is wrong if the law had not said, “You must not covet.” Romans 7:7 […]

Alone With God

Alone With God

I have found that the most important aspect of my relationship with God is spending time alone with Him. To be clear, your time alone with God has nothing to do with earning God’s grace or favor in your life. God’s love for you is […]