I’ll Die Upon That Hill

He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.—Colossians 1:13-14

So many people in our splintering society have dug their heels deep into social issues—for instance, sexual orientation and identification, injustice and inequality—and have proclaimed, “I’ll die upon (more…)

Idolizing Your Heartache

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:13-14

I’ve been through a lot in my life—childhood abuse, abandonment, seeing loved ones struggle (more…)

What Idolatry Looks Like Today

You shall have no other gods before Me. – Exodus 20:3

I have a strange confession to make. I really dislike raspberries. My husband has joked that I was attacked by one as a child, and that’s not far from the truth. The backstory involves an abusive babysitter who, when told to feed me everything in sight to help me gain weight, (more…)