Identity in Christ XTAWG

Hi friends! I just created this booklet to facilitate an XTAWG (eXtended Time Alone with God) for a girls retreat my sisters and I are hosting. I’m sharing it in case any of you would be interested! XTAWGs are truly sweet times with the Lord, and if you haven’t set aside time to do one…

Yep, There’s Something More

“I hope this job will work out.” “I hope I’ll feel good today.” “I hope I’ll get married someday.” I use the word hope quite flippantly. Perhaps that’s why I’ve had trouble grasping the biblical idea of hope. My hope in a job, health, or marriage has no certainty in it. God hasn’t promised me…

Why I Need the Gospel Every Day

It’s so simple, but it’s never struck me as so profound, so connected to life. I’ve been a Christian for twelve years, and too often, the simple message of the gospel has seemed so elementary. “That was great for when I first became a Christian, but how does that impact my life now?” I didn’t…

Who Am I?

John Urqhuart was hardly seventeen when he received three first-prizes as a student at St. Andrews University under the tutelage of renowned moral philosopher Thomas Chalmers. While the other students lined up for public recognition at the awards ceremony, Urqhuart quietly accepted the awards and slipped away unnoticed. His classmates could only describe him as…

Kaleidoscope

I know what it’s like to feel pulled in a million directions, one moment desiring nothing but God and the next chasing a thousand fleeting baubles. In these, the prime years of our lives, we face a labyrinth of pursuits vying for our attention. We have the energy, yes, but at some point, we cannot…