I have not posted in a while for a number of reasons but today I am compelled to post because of the cultural climate of our country. As a Christian it is disheartening to see such ugliness and hatred. Especially when Jesus calls us to love one another as we love ourselves. I am not… Continue reading Are you willing to do the work?
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Orlando Pulse shooting and the daily scripture is John 4:20 If a man say, I love God, and hate to his brother, he is a liar: for he that love the not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God who he hath not… Continue reading Love thy neighbor
I am applying for jobs and I have been applying to different Christian colleges and universities that ask about my faith statement and faith walk. I have only had experience in secular institutions so I never had to think about my faith statement in a professional or educational context until recently. I answered that I… Continue reading The Church as Love
One of the most selfless acts of Jesus was washing the feet of his disciples. He wanted to display humility, love, and selflessness. Like any other role model he also wanted to set a good example of living for God. As a young person I believe Jesus sat the best example by demonstrating servant leadership.… Continue reading Service
As I have been discussing for weeks now, I recently completed my dissertation and successfully defended. The hard part and most time consuming was writing and remaining focused during the process but now that I am finished the question has become, what about jobs? I’ve looked and seen different jobs that have been interesting but… Continue reading God’s will or your own
Full disclosure, I have not read for a few weeks. Yup, a few. The reason I contribute to primarily is my dissertation which I turned in last week. (Yay me!) I have been working on my doctorate for 6 years and in that time I have gotten married and had a child and I am… Continue reading Why I’ve missed some weeks
Let’s get straight it. I’ve read Luke 2:41-52 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. 43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind… Continue reading Parenting