I'm coming up on almost two years of committing my life to following Jesus. I do the daily requirements of discipleship: quiet times, reading the bible, sharing my faith, connecting with other followers, etc. After one of my groups bi-weekly bible lessons, I really considered why I need this checklist at all. Shouldn't I be so … Continue reading Asking the Hard Question
"You who are young, be happy while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in the days of the youth..." Ecclesiastes 1:19 Youth is a concept either seen positively or negatively. Some see younger generations as the key to the future. Others see them as the demise. It's hard living in a world … Continue reading Embrace Your Youth
When I first started attending bible talks at UNLV, I was a little skeptical about sharing my faith. Society has taught me that sharing is weird and reserved for the door to door Mormons. In my mind, it was taboo. Boy was I wrong. Digging deeper into the Bible, I began to understand the importance of … Continue reading Sharing Your Faith Through Fear
Living the life of a disciple is not always the most coveted. You strive to do almost the exact opposite of what society tells you to do. You fight to shine brightly in the darkness yielding a sword of righteousness and the armor of God. As a disciple, you shouldn't look like anyone else. The … Continue reading Choose to be Different
Every moment calls for it's own attention. What I'm learning now, is being still and just listening for God's voice is exactly what I need when I am feeling overwhelmed. Sometimes it's hard to know how to feel, how to react or even how to process what is going on. Many times, I stretch my … Continue reading Be Still
Something amazing happened yesterday; my soon to be sister-in-law is now my sister in Christ! I'm so moved by this powerful decision that she made to follow God. Three months ago, I was shocked to see her strong desire to find God. Her life was spiraling and she was reaching for God for the first … Continue reading Another Spirthday!
Quiet Time: (N) term used to describe regular individual sessions of Christian spiritual activities, such as prayer, private meditation, or study of the Bible. "Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed" (Mark 1:35). This is one … Continue reading Quiet Time with God
"...and I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me." - John 8:28 We can learn a lot about the mindset of Jesus just from a few sentence. In this example, Jesus clearly explains that he filters everything through God. He lives for God. His life is … Continue reading Jesus’ Mindset
Where does your peace come from? Is it from those moments when you stare at the sky and watch the clouds change? Is it watching the ocean as the waters calm? Peace can be found in every moment of everyday. Although at first glance peace appears to be a world created solution to make it from one … Continue reading Prince of Peace
One whole year ago today, I proclaimed "Jesus is Lord" and dedicated my life to serving God. What a transformation these 365 day have been! Thinking back to 2015, I really had no idea what I wanted out of life or where I was heading. My life was a mess and I was burning bridges … Continue reading Oh heyy…It’s my Spirthday!