Tag Archives: murder

Open Letter to Jahar

Note: I realize that Jahar will never read this, nor is this what I would actually write him if the special administrative measures weren’t in place because he’d probably find it extremely offensive. I just wanted to let out the … Continue reading

Posted in Creative writing, Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Have Never Commanded Such a Horrible Deed

In Jeremiah 7, verses 30-31, the Lord says, “The people of Judah have sinned before my very eyes.  They have set up their abominable idols right in the Temple that bears my name, defiling it.  They have built pagan shrines … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer Requests, Scripture, Victims | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aha! Moment

Ever have a moment where God just basically smacks you in the face with something and teaches you a lesson that you desperately needed to learn?  That happened to me this morning. As many of you know, some of us … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

You and Me

I have been listening to this song on repeat since someone recommended it to me on Monday. It is a hauntingly beautiful song about the redemption offered to us through Christ, and the lyrics include powerful imagery that is extremely … Continue reading

Posted in Songs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A new manifesto

I imagine if the Apostle Paul had kept a journal prior to meeting Jesus on the Damascus Road, he would’ve written something like this, boasting of his persecution and essentially murder of Christians: I bear witness that this is the … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Within the reach of grace

No one is beyond the reach of the grace of God. We see this glorious truth made evident in the story of Manasseh in 2 Chronicles 33. Manasseh was the worst king that Judah ever had. He served false gods, practiced … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments