When should you call yourself a writer? This post will give you reasons you need to see yourself as a writer now!
“Called to write.” Over the years, I have contemplated this three-word phrase. What does it mean to be “called to write?” The word “calling” passes around in Christian circles with little thought given to it. For clarity, I define calling as the God-given durable impulse for a certain lifestyle or vocation. A Christian call to … Continue reading Called to Write
Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. 1 Corinthians 10:14 Idolatry sounds archaic. Images of ancient carved statues surface in our minds. But idols are far more than stone. The Bible speaks with clarity on idolatry. God, himself, ranked this sin at the top of the Ten Commandments (Exo. 20:3). The New Testament writers say, we should … Continue reading Identifying Idols
Writing is hard work. However, it is a task I feel called to pursue. I am grateful that I am not alone in this difficult pursuit. Although I have envisioned writing as being a part of my ministry, three years ago I felt it was time I take this calling seriously. Now the blank page … Continue reading 3 Great Podcasts for Christian Writers
One week ago, the light of our nation grew dimmer. Andrew Cuomo tweeted, Today I signed the #ReproductiveHealthAct - codifying Roe v. Wade into state law and protecting women's reproductive rights no matter what the federal government does. This is a victory for all New Yorkers. I am curious if it's a victory for those "almost-born-New-Yorkers?" My stomach … Continue reading Our National Sin
It’s Monday! So, why am I excited? Yes, I am caffeinated, but that is not the reason I am thrilled. I confess I am not generally happy with Monday's arrival. However, I am reminded on this first Monday of 2019 of the daily renewal of God's mercies (see Lam. 3:22-23). I need His mercy (especially on Mondays). Today, … Continue reading It’s Monday!