Escaping the Bondage of Faux Acceptance

Before you read this post, click here to watch a humorous two-minute video, which will serve as our springboard. We watch a video like this and get a little chuckle because we know it’s true. We all succumb to the temptation of making ourselves look better than we are, and social media is the perfect …

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Cleaning Out the Closets: The Hidden Treasure

How could God use someone like me? Have you ever asked that question? What would cause us to ask it? Shame. We see "other people" God is using and cannot fathom that he would use us. We reason that God can use them but not us because: They haven’t done the things I’ve done. They …

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Cleaning Out the Closets: Discovering your Testimony

If you’ve ever cleaned out any storage area in your house, you know there are times that you find something valuable that you had forgotten you possessed. You expected to find junk and instead found something useful. The same is true when cleaning out the closets in our personal lives; we happen to unpack something …

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Cleaning Out the Closets

I’ll never forget when I went to Carrie’s mom’s house for the first time. I distinctly remember Carrie telling me to be careful when I opened any kitchen cabinets, because her mom kept them very full. I assured her I would use extreme caution. Unfortunately, I forgot her warning, opened the pantry, and was brutally …

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