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Alternatives to Celebrating Halloween

Though I myself enjoy dressing up, eating my weight in candy, and listening to the “Monster Mash,” I can respect the fact that plenty of people view the holiday as evil.

Prelude to the Mark of the Beast

Months after the launch of their convenience store chain, Amazon Go, Amazon is busy testing hand scanners for their Whole Foods stores. As this type of technology grows in popularity and becomes more commonplace, is it only making the general population comfortable for what the Bible says is on its way – the mark of the beast?

A Tale of Two Teachers

This is why we are spiritually weak and we cannot discern when a pretty face is lying to us while holding a Bible. It is because we love the wrong things.

Darkness Exposed

Be steadfast in your secret place, make your own history with God so that, when something tries to shake you, it’s impossible for it to prevail.

What I Want You to Know about October

For several years after my first loss, October just frustrated me because I didn’t want to be a part of the “sad” events. However, in 2017, after the loss of our second baby, I realized October is important.

Halloween Isn’t Scary

The great Halloween debate among Christian parents is about to go down any minute now. Don’t be caught off guard as you’re casually scrolling through social media and, bam, you’re faced with the dilemma once again.

Blossoming Hearts Studio Art Event

Our monthly event for October will be hosted by Montgomery Grace in Traveler’s Rest on Sat., Oct 19th at 5:30 p.m. Join us for an evening of painting!

God’s Appointed Times

We have just entered into a transitional season of time according to the Hebrew calendar, the month of Elul is the sixth month of the year and a time to prepare for the Fall Feasts.

We Are Royalty

I was dressed in slaves clothes. Suddenly, God the Father, my King grabbed my hand and pulled me up and out from under the table.

She’s Better Than Me

I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to know how much time I spend every day on social media. My mom tells me all the time that I need to limit myself, and I gotta say… she’s right.

How H.O.P.E. Kids Is Bridging A Gap

H.O.P.E. Kids exists to raise adoption rates and lower abortion rates by working together. The mission is to provide women considering abortion with another option—adoption.

What of the Blemished Bride?

I begin to see, though, how this “shaking” seems to be uncovering hidden things in all areas of the Body. What is rising to the surface in it all?

When Someone Has Questions

In a system where faith is primarily about systems of rules and beliefs, our beliefs seem to come with an all-or-nothing caveat.

Faith Isn’t Pretending

The danger of our modern, evangelical movement is that we’ve created an answer that is too slick and simplistic for real life—we’ve left no room for dealing with hard questions.

The Coming Tribulation: Part 2

At this point, God is yelling at us to wake up before the tribulation comes upon the world like a snare. Although I can’t tell you when the tribulation will occur, we can clearly see we are in the season of the Lord’s return.

A Great Earthquake: Part 2

To the Christian, the complexity and specifics that make up this prophecy show us that this is more than a historically significant book.

Tips for the First-Year Teacher

Even though I’m no longer in front of the classroom, I thought I’d share my best first-year teacher tips in honor of back-to-school week.