Christian Living, Devotionals

Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Jesus once said: “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” (Mt. 12:34) We speak up for injustice, for mercy, and for right. Morally, politically, right, or wrong, we want our words to be heard for change, and for truth to abound. But no matter how many years you stand in the… Read More Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Christian Living, Devotionals

Refrain and The Christian Relationship

I have learned a great lesson on refrain. When is it time to stop sharing, to stop producing hope for others, and to back off from an attempt at civility and walk away? Not to cause strife, discord, or slander, but to cut the bond of hole-filled glue that has never stuck well together is… Read More Refrain and The Christian Relationship

Christian Living, Devotionals

Heart Condition: Allowing the Great Healer to Break Us Free

I have a heart condition. Don’t we all? Bitter hearts. Damaged hearts. Fatigued hearts. Hardened hearts. Hateful hearts. Lying hearts. Spiteful hearts. Jeremiah 17:9 ESV The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? Sin has gotten us here. Even the diseased heart is of sin. Our perfected selves in the… Read More Heart Condition: Allowing the Great Healer to Break Us Free