Flourish: Thriving in Everyday Life

“ Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night. He shall be like a tree Planted […]

Some Love, Truth & Carrots with Dip

“ See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1 John 3:1 NIV¹ It was an ordinary sibling squabble that ended with something unkind flung at the younger sister and younger sister dishing back whatever she could to older brother before running into her bedroom […]

Honor, Shame & Jesus

“ Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 NIV¹ People questioned Jesus with two motives in […]

Why I Pray: Part 3

“ O Lord, you have enticed me, and I was enticed; you have overpowered me, and you have prevailed…” Jeremiah 20:7 NRSV¹ Today, people tend to choose churches or spirituality majorly based on the appeal of the teaching and the music instead of the fervency of prayer. Prayer is foundational to a house of teaching […]

Why I Pray: Part 2

“ I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalms 121:1-2 NIV¹ Almost every religion has its portion of pilgrimages. The devout people go to sacred sites hoping to find inner freedom or solace. We’re living in times […]

Why I Pray: Part 1

“ During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission…, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him…” Hebrews 5:7-9 NIV¹ I cannot […]

Grief & Faith

The depth of your grief doesn’t imply a loss of faith. Grief isn’t a faith crisis but it is transformative. You don’t have to walk through it alone.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGbv0mqhuMs How can we be praying for you? Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position […]

Only What You Need

“ Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 NIV¹ Here I am, 12:30am, just starting this post. I have been thinking for a solid two weeks straight (in between running around with my “essential” job) about what to write during this rough patch we’re globally […]

Making Room

“ Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 NIV¹ In her book Making Room², Christine D. Pohl noted that in many societies enduring the pain of tragedies, hospitality remains a far fetched moral practice but not an important expression of kindness and response for the […]

In The Pits: Part 4

“ Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule you… “Or suppose a king is about […]