Posts about Freedom

True Rest

Posted by Guest Blogger on March 14, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger

“Come to me, all who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt 11:28-30) God’s words spoke over me as I lay on my couch crying, tears running down my cheeks and onto my Chevron pillow. The light of my living room lamp was too bright; its shine hurt my eyes. […]

Longing for Reunion The Longing for Reunion

Posted by Guest Blogger on February 28, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

Reunite. I hear this word and my mind bursts into a multitude of scenes I’ve witnessed before. The ecstatic airport greeting party. The soldier returning home. The foster child being placed with his mother again. The shameful shrug of a couple returning after an argument. The simple act of stepping in the doorway to family […]

Testify: Live What You Believe Testify: Live What You Believe

Posted by Guest Blogger on February 14, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

The main reason many people end up getting hurt by Christians is because they proclaim the good gospel, but live as if it is not what they believe. In the Old Testament, “hypocrite” was synonymous to “actor”. Therefore, if I were to refer to someone as a hypocrite, I am saying that that person is an actor. An actor […]

You: A Vision of Revival You: a Vision of Revival

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 17, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger, Wisdom

At times I view the span of my life like the passing of a single year. Our old-timey symbols of a new year [baby and elder] mirror the idea that our lives follow an expected rise and decline when it comes to youthful qualities like potential, beauty, energy, inventiveness. Auld lang syne and such; celebrate […]

Forbearance Forbearance

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 20, 2018 in Faith, Forgiveness, Freedom, Guest Blogger

Jesus did it. Isn’t that enough? Am I really required to bear my soul to the one who tortured it? Offering my forgiveness is one thing, but seriously? How on earth am I supposed to ask forgiveness from the people who have hurt me the most? With no motive or guarantee of reciprocity? And on […]