Hope for Stubborn Sins

No one enjoys feeling trapped. When you feel trapped, you feel suffocated, pressed in, like there’s no way to escape. Many Christians live feeling like they are trapped in sin. While we experience the joy of Christ changing us through the power of the Spirit, there always seems to be certain sins from which each…

The Anatomy of Adultery

Neglect. Unintentional neglect of each other in your marriage. Both the friendship & physical intimacy begin to wane. Affirmation. Someone of the opposite sex is really kind to you. She notices you, compliments you, affirms you & you feel respected. Enjoyment. The compliment turns into a conversation. Maybe a lunch together. Your time feels good…

Why Do I Feel Like I’m Missing Something?

Do you feel like you’re missing something? Just below the surface but constantly there, we often feel as if we should be more, have more, accomplish more, prove more, or get more to show that we are complete. The question, “Am I enough?” echoes through the chambers of our hearts as we face each day. You…

Emotional and spiritual abuse from a pastor? Nah, that never happens.

In walks Mr. or Mrs./Ms. Narcissism. I’m wise. You’re not. I’m in charge. You’re not. Shut your mouth while I’m talking. Don’t ever talk to me that way? Do you know who I am? You don’t have the right or freedom to ask me questions or question my authority.  Intimidation. Threats. Long stares. Biting sarcasm.…