build my church.

I was sitting in class last week when my Spanish teacher brought out a rock. Trust me, this isn't some weird daily routine, so after referencing Matthew 16, she began to explain. In Matthew 16, Jesus asks the disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?" and they replied, "Some say John the …

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rooted.

Have you ever had one of those moments in your life where God moves in a mountain-top experience kind of way? And then after time, you begin to lose the burning in your heart for Him? Yeah me too. But that was then, and this is now. This past week, I went to One Camp …

healing.

We all need healing. Yours may be physical, spiritual, mental, or anything of the sort. Whatever kind of healing you need today, you have an Ultimate Healer in Heaven that works miracles. Have you ever seen His wonder? Open your eyes to His glory. When you are in the dark, you can't see your hurt, …

Chaos.

This time of year, what with finals going on and stress levels being high, we are always told to persevere. And yes, perseverance is so important, but it is really easy to hear that and still get stressed out and overwhelmed. As I was preparing for the week ahead full of homework and tests, I realized …

a good, good Friday.

Good Friday. Why is a day that our Messiah died so good? Our Savior was beaten, mocked, scorned. Death thought it had won the battle. Sin felt as if it were victorious. So why Good Friday when all seemed bad? Because It. Is. Finished. Sin was finished. Death was finished. The evil one- finished. Because …

Delayed.

As I sat at the airport today waiting for my flight, I was thinking (and I had a lot of time to do that) about delays. Flight delays can be so frustrating. It's like, do I go to the bathroom? do I grab something to eat? form a flash mob with my fellow strugglers? Flight …