Part of the Body

Thoughts after Alton Sterling Why does my heart hurt after another black man is slain by the police? Is it because I feel like I’m the only one seeing this? In a world where I’m a minority, does the majority actually care what’s going on? Is it because it seems as though my black skin … More Part of the Body

Faith

For a devotion, my friend and I decided to pick a word each month and look to see what the scripture has to say about it. For the month of May we picked the word faith. In my concordance there were 40 verses that mentioned the word faith. So we read all 40 verses and … More Faith

Be Shamgar

Judges 3:31 After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel. This is the only story in the bible about Shamgar. It’s extremely brief, yet there is much to learn from this verse. During this time Israel would turn away from God and worship … More Be Shamgar

Through The Wilderness

The past 2-3 months I have gone through¬†spiritually dryness. During this period I went from resisting ¬†God and His word to wanting to hear Him but not being filled. Along with experiencing this spiritual desert, I also experienced different trials. What a frustrating time. I would turn to God, hear nothing, and then turn to … More Through The Wilderness

How Often We Forget

Whenever I am reminded of how God brought the Israelites out of Egypt, I try to imagine every wonder that He performed. I am always left amazed at His power. From the burning bush, the plagues, to the splitting of the Red Sea, the depths of His power is truly unthinkable. I am truly left … More How Often We Forget

God is the same

To me, it always seems as though God is closer to me when I’m at my lowest point. Why is that? Why do I tend to cling to God more when everything is lost instead of clinging to Him all the time. I can’t understand because God hasn’t changed. He never will change. He doesn’t … More God is the same