What is GRACE?!

When I first became a Christian, one of the hardest things to grasp about my newness in Christ was GRACE. Why? Because it was so simple. We live in a world where our rewards, status, and power are strictly determined by the quality of our efforts alone. Here and there, you may get by depending on who you know, but the majority of our lives are centered on the effort to prove ourselves to others in order to get ahead in life. Not much is handed out freely, but we're giv...
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Preach What You Practice

I was somewhat of a shy girl. I was never the one to be the first to volunteer to get up in front of a crowd, yet I always found myself in the front. Either it was a result of someone recognizing something in me, or it was just that nobody else was willing to do the it. Much of the fear of being in the front came from not having my words together. Thinking on my feet was so hard for me. That's what kept me behind the scenes, and I stayed behind the scenes for as long as I could help it. Yet, I f...
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