MONDAY MUSINGS

You Don’t Need a Theology Degree to Understand the Bible

Do you want more out of your time with God? Would you like something deeper than a forced reading regimen or a fill-in-the-blanks study? Me too! God did something amazing in my life twenty years ago when I began journaling a few verses at a time from my daily Bible reading. You see, I had… Continue reading You Don’t Need a Theology Degree to Understand the Bible

MONDAY MUSINGS

If I Only Had A Brain: Scarecrow Syndrome And Food Addiction

“You are what you eat.” Do you believe that statement? I think it's more accurate to say, “You are what you consume.” More on that later. As a person who recently acknowledged a food addiction, I’m beginning to see it’s not really about the food. Yeah, yeah. I’m probably not telling you anything you don’t… Continue reading If I Only Had A Brain: Scarecrow Syndrome And Food Addiction

MONDAY MUSINGS

WHEN YOUR IMAGE OF GOD IS FLAWED

"God looks at me with disdain. He’s angry and disappointed with me." "Maybe the reason I had a miscarriage is that God is punishing me." "God has turned his back to me." These are true statements from committed, church-going Christians. Interestingly, these same individuals also believe intellectually that God is good, loving, full of grace,… Continue reading WHEN YOUR IMAGE OF GOD IS FLAWED

Devotions, MONDAY MUSINGS

God Can Handle Our Doubts

“I wish I could stop doubting Jesus,” my friend said, tears filling her eyes. “I just don’t know if He really cares. If He does, I’m not sensing it right now.” I've experienced times of doubt too. Have you? My doubts seem to come in the middle of the night with those nagging thoughts that… Continue reading God Can Handle Our Doubts