Celebrating Work Happy Labor Day, everyone! This is a day set apart to reflect on the work of our hands, to rest from our daily toil and labor, and to celebrate the way God has blessed our work. Of course, work is typically something we dread, not something we celebrate! But if we look to […]Read more "A Theology of Work"
“My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.” Psalm 45:1 _______________________ “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 […]Read more "Saturday Scriptures for the Writer’s Soul"
“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord Himself, is the Rock eternal.” Isaiah 26:3-4Read more "Saturday Scripture – Source of Strength"
Now that The Artistic Christian has been around for a complete year, I’ve realized two things. First, I love discussing the arts from a Christian perspective and simply must continue. And two, I really need to start a Devotional Blog! For those of you who have been faithful readers, you know that I’m […]Read more "Introducing My Companion Blog!"
If I were asked to sum up the rich meaning of Christmas in one word, it would be “Emmanuel.” This year, more than any other, I’ve found myself surrounded by this name in Christmas songs and on Christmas cards, and I just haven’t been able to keep my mind off of reflecting on […]Read more "Emmanuel – Christmas in a Nutshell"
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good tidings, who publishes peace, who brings good tidings of good, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, ‘Your God reigns.’” Isaiah 52:7Read more "Saturday Scripture – “How Beautiful”"
When we stop and reflect on the countless ways the Lord has blessed us, it leaves us with an overwhelming sense of gratitude, and our hearts overflow with joy. Meditate on this for a moment, and consider this: What are you most thankful for today?Read more "Saturday Scripture – Overwhelming Blessings"
Here we are in the middle of Banned Books Week (September 21-27), where librarians, teachers, and avid readers from across the globe are celebrating the books which have been censored throughout history and their right to read and think about whatever they wish. This may not seem important to you… unless you’ve been in […]Read more "Banned Books Week: My Story of Censorship"
I found the following passage to be especially profound last week, and wanted to start this new week by sharing it with all of you. I’ve learned that when God continually brings a Scripture passage to your attention, it’s usually because He’s trying to tell you something important and He wants you to pay […]Read more "The Light of His Promises"