One time I heard a varsity volleyball coach tell a group of girls before tryouts, that he would "put them in positions where they could not succeed in order to see how they would respond." that has always stuck with me in particular when I am failing. It is good to remember that failure doesn't … Continue reading is there any value to failure
Judges 16 I have read the account of Samson and Delilah many times, it is a sad tragedy of a mighty man losing his strength to deceptive beauty and a lover who betrayed him. Its so perplexing and incites many questions in my heart every time I revisit this particular story. Such as why was … Continue reading Sexual Sin Weakens Faith
Who Gideon is or is not disappears beneath the torrent of who God says he is, above and beyond every status, label and brand of person we could think of or relate to; Gideon is a valiant warrior because God calls him that.
He isn't afraid of your losses and your failures, he isn't in it for the win, for the land, for the promise, he is in it for you. He wants to be with you.
Should we readily apply Paul’s teaching to the most heinous sinful city to mature, God fearing Christians disciples today simply because they are “women” living today?
Sadly, it wasn’t until I became deeply involved in Baptist church that I understood the need for women’s studies.
In the midst of a patriarchal ruled people and a male dominated nation, Caleb raised his daughter to speak up to be an influencer.
The smoke and fire is not the end, it is the beginning. Not ruin but hope, not his absence but his presence.