I am so humbled and grateful that you would stop by and spend some time here. It's possible that you want to know a little bit about me. The most important thing you should know is that I am a born-again Christian. But beyond that, I'm a Christ-follower -- or I try to be, as His grace keeps working to conform my stubborn heart to His. Which can be a slow process, and sometimes a painful one. But ... Read More about Hi there!
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One of the most common questions I get from readers is about self-control, specifically how to have self-control sexually. “I know it’s wrong, but I just can’t seem to control myself.” “I’m far from God right now because I constantly struggle with sexual immorality, especially pornography.” “Please tell me: how can I overcome sexual temptation?” … Read More about How to Have Self-Control Sexually
Is your heart broken? God is so kind to offer comfort from His Word, and we can find many Bible verses for hurting hearts. After all, this sin-smeared planet is a painful one. It’s a place where vulnerable hearts and sensitive spirits are easily wounded, left battered and bruised by sin and its effects. Sometimes my … Read More about 10 Scriptures for Hurting Hearts
If you’re a Christian with a prodigal in your life, you’re probably aware of the importance of prayers for prodigals. But what’s the best way to pray for them? Whether it’s prayer for a son in trouble, prayer for a wayward daughter, or prayer for a prodigal husband or wife, your prayers matter. The Heartache … Read More about Prayers for Prodigals
Do we see restitution in the Bible? What does the Bible say about restitution? Let’s examine these questions together, along with five reasons why restitution is important. Over the past few weeks, I’ve written some posts about being backslidden. If you’d like to take a look, you can find them here: A Verse of Hope … Read More about Restitution in the Bible, Plus 5 Reasons Why It’s Important
Have you ever had a pastor or Christian teacher urge you to examine yourself? Let’s talk about what that means. You see, I’ve recently written a few posts about backsliding, sharing my own experience as a backslidden Christian, some must-read Scriptures for backsliders, and a simple prayer that can start the process of restoration. Is … Read More about Examine Yourself
I wish I could tell you that I always feel close to God. Or even that I always want to. But my own experience reminds me that at times when I’ve backslidden and I’m feeling disconnected from God, I don’t really want to find my way back. Don’t get me wrong. Sometimes God’s Spirit reveals … Read More about What to Pray When You’re Feeling Disconnected from God
Are you a backslidden Christian, or do you know someone who is? Here are some must-read Scriptures for backsliders, along with a couple of simple steps to get you on the right path toward returning to God. I recently wrote a post offering a Bible verse of hope for backsliders. From the comments left on … Read More about Scriptures for Backsliders
Are you a Christian who has backslidden? Here’s some encouragement from the Scriptures and from my own experience as a backslidden Christian. My Experience as a Backslidden Christian If there’s one thing I want my writing to be, it’s truthful. Sometimes the truth is nice and encouraging and inspirational. But sometimes it’s hard and difficult … Read More about Backslidden Christian, Here’s Hope!