Category Archives: God’s Glory

You Are Not Missing Out

One of Satan’s lies is: “You are missing out. Your life could be better.” Satan told Eve that lie in the garden & he has been whispering it to us since then

Perfecting Parenting

I used to feel my children were walking billboards, advertising my worth as a parent & person. But then I learned that God was using parenting to perfect me

Joni: After 50 Years of Quadriplegia, God’s Grace is Still Enough

After 50 years of quadriplegia, Joni Eareckson Tada is even more aware of God’s grace. I am in awe, not of Joni, but of the amazing God she joyfully serves.

The Numbers Trap

Why do I care about numbers? Is my worth determined by “favorites,” “followers” and “friends”? Or does my worth come from God alone?

How to Pray When Life Falls Apart

In the midst of broken dreams and riveting pain, how should we pray? Do we pray earnestly for healing and deliverance or should we just relinquish our desires to God?

Whose Kingdom is this Anyway?

I have always been far too preoccupied with my own glory. I don’t like saying that because it sounds terrible. And embarrassing. And deeply sinful.

The Sacrifice of the Incarnation

This Christmas, the magnitude of the incarnation has been washing over me. God who needs nothing and gives life to everything, came to earth as a baby.

The Scars That Have Shaped Me

I never thought of myself as a writer. I was an artist. I created beauty with my hands. But when that was taken away, I discovered that God had replaced my graphic art with something far better.

Sustained in the Fiery Furnace

I have often wondered what it would have been like to watch Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego as they were thrown into the fiery furnace.

Good Friday: Consolation from the Cross

Good Friday has even become more precious this year as I have seen new facets of the cross to be thankful for and have fallen even more in love with Jesus.

The Blessing of Failure

My extraordinary failure stripped away everything I had been clinging to. And in the destruction of those accomplishments that had previously defined me, God did a radical work.

A Way in a Manger

The manger highlights the way God uses our deepest pain, our humiliation, the things we wish were different, to bring Him the greatest glory. God’s kingdom is upside down.

What are you trusting in?

What are your idols? What do you turn to besides God to fulfill you? I turn to approval. And the more I want people’s approval, the less concerned I am with God’s approval…

Is My Suffering Meaningless?

While it sounds cruel to say that God willed my infant son’s death, believing my son died against God’s will is far worse. I am thankful that God is in all my suffering and it all has purpose…

Is God Really There?

I came to Christ after praying, “God, if you are real, please show me.” When we ask Him sincerely, He answers us in the most extraordinary ways…