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I Will Boast of My Weakness

I come from a long, not-talked-about history of mental illness.......

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Life with Same-Sex Attraction

This week we will be publishing a series of posts from a Christian who struggles with same sex attraction. He shares his life story and what he has learned through his struggles. I hope it blesses, challenges, encourages and teaches you. ...

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Life with Same Sex Attraction. Part 2

Finally, the gospel brings relief to the spiral of pain and shame. The conclusion to a blog about growing up with same sex attraction in the church. ...

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Why do I have to go to Church every week?

Your kids have asked you this question. Actually, let’s just admit it- you’ve asked this question. Why do I have to go to church every week? It’s not always fun, I have lots of other things I could be working on, and I don’t always feel very spiritual. Some weeks I’d rather avoid church and churchy people altogether. So, will God be mad at me if I miss churc...

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Why I Preach about Sex

In today’s climate, you cannot escape sex. It’s on billboards, in movies, on TV, on the news, and on both levels of the shopping Mall. The only place you can go to consistently escape sex is Church. Everyone else talks about sex incessantly, but churches still seem afraid to bring it up. ...

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A Testimony of Grace and Anxiety

Hannah struggles with OCD and anxiety disorders. She thought she was not a christian because she had doubts. Through the gospel, she learned God loves her with her doubts and anxiety. ...

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He Still Needs a Daddy

Teenagers believe they are adults and want their parents to believe that too. Wise parents see through the bluff and realize their children still need protection, guidance, and approval. ...

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Sexual Temptation and Your Imagination

Some men complain that they can't stop imagining sexual fantasies. Maybe the problem is they try to stop too soon. I suggest you go ahead and continue imagining. Imagine all those consequences that will come when you start indulging that one brief fantasy. ...

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Open Letter to RiverOaks

Kate Kessler is moving to Uganda on Monday to work with missionaries there. She wanted to share this letter with her church family. ...

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Lily's Bunny Story

Sometimes the people who should love and protect us the most end up hurting us the deepest. In those cases, God gives us church where we can find love and heal. ...

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