• freestyle faith
    Devotionals,  Faith,  Military Life

    Freestyle Faith: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

    The way we treat woman in the military and society in general keeps them stuck and often silenced about the wrongdoing that occurs aboard ships, during deployments and in the world environment. It is much like when you leave home and realize the way you were raised was not exactly conducive for the reality of the outside world.

  • Bobbie Houston
    Devotionals,  Faith,  Family

    You are a Vineyard Waiting to Happen

    [This is an excerpt from Bobbie Houston’s (of Hillsong notoriety) beautiful book Stay The Path. I received a copy of this book from the publisher. I loved Stay The Path, and highly recommend it, especially if you are in ministry. It is truly beautifully written. I chose this section of the book because I thought it could apply to so many of us, and was so true!] You are a Vineyard Waiting to Happen You are a vineyard with endless vines within your sphere. If you are facing challenges within the “vineyard of marriage,” an ocean of good people exist who can speak into your life and give you solid biblical…

  • tired of apologizing for a church i don't belong to by lillian daniel
    Devotionals,  Faith

    Tired of Apologizing for a Church I Don’t Belong To

    Tired of Apologizing [Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tired of Apologizing for a Church I Don’t Belong To by Lillian Daniel. I received a copy from the publisher so that I could choose a section to excerpt and give my thoughts. I really enjoyed this, and enjoyed her new ideas  I get Lillian’s frustration with “spiritual but not religious” (SBNR) and being tired of apologizing!] Is it legitimate to pursue faith rigorously and still land on “it’s a mystery” as a conclusion now and then? It seems to me that if God wanted humans to understand everything, we’d be God. But we’re not God. God did not leave…