American Gospel: Christ Alone Study Guide

This weekend, my husband and I watched the documentary American Gospel: Christ Alone on Netflix. I'd been hearing about it from friends, but hadn't taken the time to watch it. I'm so glad I did! The movie is well done, full of excellent theology and doctrine, unabashedly correcting the false gospel that has been sweeping…

Let’s Be Honest

Therefore, putting away lying, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another.” Ephesians 4:25, CSB   Have you ever seen that picture come across your social media that depicts a depressed person hiding behind a smile? You know the one; the person is holding up a picture of herself…

How does God treat depression?

As a counselor, I talk with many people struggling with feelings of depression on a regular basis. Oftentimes, these people are Christians and their feelings of depression are amplified by an unnecessary guilt that Christians shouldn’t feel depressed. I believe one day, that will be true. When Jesus returns and we are with Him in…

Beautifully Broken

Have you ever had a day when you’ve felt just completely broken? Like nothing you do is beneficial or good, no one seems to appreciate or enjoy you, and you just make mistakes at every turn? Maybe you’ve felt that way for more than just a day – maybe it’s been a few weeks, months…

Attitude is Everything

I was sitting in a counseling session one day with a married couple. They were arguing, and I was listening, watching how they interacted with each other. I was hearing harsh tones, watching their body language fluctuate between aggressive gestures and then defensive, protective ones. They were both talking, loudly, but no communication was actually…