Welcome to my first feature article! WGTMT stands for "What God Taught Me Today." These feature articles are stories from my own life right now that share what God has been teaching me lately through prayer or a Bible passage. I hope they are encouraging and helpful to you. I love to journal. I am … Continue reading Trusting God with my “Normal” Life
Prayer was hard for me because I never knew what to say. I was a shy girl who lived in fear of saying the wrong thing, even to God. Every time I tried to pray, it felt wrong for some reason. I wasn't sure if I was doing it right. The first thing that opened … Continue reading Five Big Questions about Prayer
My youth leader gave everyone an index card. "Write a question," he said. "It could be a question about God, a random question, or even a silly one. These cards are anonymous." There were many questions I had that I was too shy to ask, so I was grateful to be able to ask them … Continue reading Is It Okay to Have Questions?
Hello! This post is written by my friend Eliana. We're doing what's called a "blog swap" where she's writing for my blog and I'm writing for hers at Eliana the Writer. I asked Eliana to write about her experience getting baptized, here is her piece! The hymn came to an end. That’s my cue, I … Continue reading Why I Got Baptized
Bible Sunday in our church is what we call the day when third graders, kids who have mastered reading, are called to the stage to receive their very own Bible. It is a sweet occasion, fidgeting kids and parents taking pictures to remember the day. After every third grader has been called, we pray for … Continue reading Your Guide to the Bible
Different denominations of Christians have slightly different ideas and different practices, but one thing we have in common is church. Romans 12:5 says “So we are many persons. But in Christ we are one body. And each part of the body belongs to the other parts.” (NIV) Does that mean going to church makes you … Continue reading Church 101
I was born into a Christian family and grew up going to church. Some of my earliest memories are from church: Sunday school, worship, and then the sermons. The sermons were difficult for me. They were long, they meant a lot of sitting and furthermore I couldn’t understand any of it. I understood the basic … Continue reading My Testimony