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After 30 Years

Hi everyone. It’s one of those stories that’s not supposed to go that way! The medication was given to control anxiety and a racing heart, while it’s primarily prescribed for the control of high blood pressure. Christopher Andrus shared with me his story about his long history with Metoprolol, a class of medication called beta […]

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Cultivating Virtue

In situations throughout life, we can become impatient and throw in the towel too quickly when we do not see immediate results. For example, trying to put a new habit into practice, maybe even a new year’s resolution, but after a few days or a few weeks it becomes too difficult, so we give up. […]

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The Fear of the Lord

When we think of fear, we don’t usually associate it with something pleasant. Google defines fear as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. Fear is something we have all experienced; whether it’s from being in an unsafe situation, or even something […]

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 Real Freedom

“Freedom!” It’s often the battle cry of patriots opposing tyrannical rule, children as they run wild from the schoolyard, even adults after leaving a long work week. Today, everyone wants to be free: whether free from debt, free from government oppression, free to speak, think, or act. For Christians, there is a desire to be […]

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Trusting in the Lord and Not in the Flesh

What do you think about when you hear the word trust? Google defines trust as: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. To trust in someone or something means to firmly believe; this could be as simple as trusting that your car will take you to work or that […]

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Pursuing Righteousness

Have you ever heard someone say that Jesus was the only righteous man to ever walk the earth? Maybe you’ve heard others say that only God is righteous. In some people’s eyes, righteousness is viewed as something that is unattainable for human beings and only attributed to God. On the contrary, righteousness is actually a […]

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Whom The Lord Loves He Chastens

We can often misunderstand the chastisement of the Lord because of past wounds and unrighteous discipline we have experienced throughout life, but chastisement is necessary to bring us back onto the path of righteousness. Chastisement is different to trials and tribulations, which we also must go through as Christians. Trials and tribulations are an everyday […]