Ruth and her story have always been one of my favorites in the Bible. In her story, although God is scarcely mentioned, His sovereignty and His purposes and His will are sprinkled throughout this little gem of a book. Ruth’s story begins with tragedy and...

In the era of self-help and self-idolizing viewpoints telling us to “live our truth” because “we are enough and we are worthy,” where does that teaching and thinking live in the Word of God? Short answer: it doesn’t. We tend to put the worldly perspective and biblical...

What is prayer? Prayer is talking to God. It's a direct address. Prayer is described in the Bible as seeking God’s favor, pouring out one’s soul to the Lord, crying out to heaven, drawing near to God, and kneeling before the Father. I think there is a...

While studying God’s holiness, I came across the saying, “God is holy, not a homeboy,” on multiple occasions from many different resources. When I read it the first few times, I thought it was somewhat silly and a little cliché. Now, I see and understand...

This year has been strange in the least and miserable at its worst. No matter where you find yourself this Christmas season, it’s my hope that you will be blessed and encouraged as I share my story and what I’ve learned with you. Entering my sophomore...