In this post, Dani shares her journey of discipleship with Christ. In her life, the book, Love Does by Bob Goff, helped her to embrace the sometimes terrifying and always rewarding adventure of obedience in following Jesus, even in her day-to-day work and relationships. Where is God calling you to obey him in your daily life, and how would it change if you said “yes”?
Life Starts Now: Trusting God with our Life Plans, Hopes and Dreams
We have a Heavenly Father who loves to give good gifts. Those gifts may not come in our timing or our way, but gifts from God are always good. Do you trust God with your hopes and dreams? In this guest post, we’re challenged to give God our dreams and accept his good gifts in return - and we’re offering a book giveaway on this topic at the bottom of the post!
Fully Human 3: Shady Birth
Each Christmas the cute Nativity scene of Jesus’ birth fills us with warm fuzzy feelings of love and bliss, but we completely overlook how scandalous, shady, humiliating, and shameful it really was. He understands our shame and humble beginnings. The self-humbling and self-emptying of Jesus began before he was even born, all because of love.
When Mental Illness Comes Home
In this powerful post, guest writer Amy Simpson shares her personal story and Biblical truth about mental illness. If you or a loved one struggle with this issue, take heart! God has not abandoned you, and there are people who want to help. We’re also giving away 10 copies of Amy’s new book, “Troubled Minds”, so enter for a chance to win at the bottom of the post.
Hope is a Dangerous Thing
I know hopeless disappointment well personally, as I've fixed my hope on so many things only to be thoroughly disappointed. This journey of disappointment changed for me when I began to understand a different type of hope: a hope that was not fixed on a desire but on a person, the person of God Himself.
A Week of Thankfulness: Biblical Hope (Take Five)
As we enter into Thanksgiving week in America, we want to focus on recognizing Biblical hope and giving thanks to God for his faithfulness. It’s hard to have real hope or a thankful heart without trusting Jesus to fulfill our needs and encourage our walk. Let’s use today’s Trochia Take Five to focus on these Biblical truths and cultivate a grateful attitude toward God.