As I completed a study of Exodus this past month, I was stunned by the many stories of people in the Bible confessing their belief in God and then quickly turning to an idol or to their own way. I am reminded of my own broken, messy story that gets messier when I listen to […]
My church was covering the Beatitudes for a few months; each week, they would highlight one line from each beatitude. In the week leading up to the verse, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy,” I was faced with a situation where I did not show mercy.
Sisters, thank you for letting us join you on your faith-journey in 2017! Our sole desire was that each blog spurred you on in your faith in Jesus. We sincerely believe faith is a community project – and that’s why All the More exists, “to encourage one another, all the more” (Hebrews 10:23). Without further ado, our […]
What if I told you there is a type of prayer without words? A prayer about being. With. Presence. Communion. Fellowship. What would you say?
As one year is wrapping up (no pun intended, :D) and a new year is approaching, it is common for our thoughts to reflect on what happened in the last year and focus our thoughts ahead. I would like to present to you a few challenges to think about and act upon before the year […]
It’s been one of those seasons. You know, the dry kind? The kind where my prayer life looks like 5 minutes in the morning, 5 minutes at night, and maybe something at lunch if I remember. The kind where I lose my Bible somewhere underneath the stack of yet-to-be-folded laundry sitting on my bedroom floor. […]
How do you feel when someone says to you, “I forgive you?” Do you feel relieved? Freed up? Like you’re closer to this person than you were before? If that’s how it feels to receive forgiveness, then how might it feel to be the one extending it?
“It is of the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.” – Aristotle
Did you know that the scriptures command us to give a reason for our faith?