Safe or Stuck?

Guest Blog by Emily Cruz: If I let fear prevent me from doing the things in my life that scared me, I would do approximately zero things. Motherhood would be out of the question, forget about public speaking, and all of my teeth would fall out because you’d never find me at the dentist’s office.…… Continue reading Safe or Stuck?

Bold For Christ

Bold For Christ Acts 28:31 (ESV) “proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.” I want to serve my Savior well. Continuous spiritual growth and becoming more like Christ is my goal. Tending to my own heart and encouraging my own faith walk takes time…… Continue reading Bold For Christ

God’s Grace

God’s grace is an amazing, undeserved gift from our Creator. This grace is demonstrated by the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ on the cross (John 3:16). And the depths of God’s grace are discovered the further we travel on our faith walk. It is the heart of our salvation and the guiding light to…… Continue reading God’s Grace

Faithful Provision

Galatians 5:22-23 (NLT) But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Roughly a year ago I sat on the floor in front of our fireplace. With a fire warming my back I started to…… Continue reading Faithful Provision

Faith and Fruit

Throughout scripture God uses the analogy of Christ followers producing fruit as an outward sign of their faith. The idea of producing and sharing “fruit” can be found throughout the Bible including the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-25). They are all things we receive and are called to share with others; shining God’s light…… Continue reading Faith and Fruit

Why Not?

Psalm 37:3-5 (NLT) Trust in the Lord and do good. Then you will live safely in the land and prosper. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you our heart’s desires. Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you. Since becoming a stay-at-home Mom to two toddlers…… Continue reading Why Not?