Spotlight: “Anne with an E”

A Christian Perspective on the Controversial Show Many were appalled when Netflix stepped out with the series Anne with an E – an adaptation of L.M. Montgomery’s book Anne of Green Gables. This was especially true within Christian circles. They saw the series as dark, too dark, and missing the charm and positivity of previousContinue reading “Spotlight: “Anne with an E””

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My first experience with grief.

Last month I had my first close experience with grief. Grief is a natural part of life, and most everyone goes through some form of it at some point. It is often dramatized on TV or in movies. However, in truth and honesty, it is far from glamorous. Now, I didn’t lose anyone who I,Continue reading “My first experience with grief.”

My (Updated) Testimony

In 2001, my older sister came home from Guatemala. In 2003, my older brother – her biological brother – followed suit. My parents didn’t know that he had autism and down syndrome. That wouldn’t be discovered for another few years. Closer to the time I was born, in April 2006. Because of my brother’s specialContinue reading “My (Updated) Testimony”

Conviction – My Love-Hate Relationship with Humility

Does anybody else just hate it when another person calls you out on something? There’s always that innate pullback – that inner reflex that pushes away conviction. This instinct of ours makes it easy for us to shove aside our flaws for the sake of pride. This trade-off is not a healthy one. If you’reContinue reading “Conviction – My Love-Hate Relationship with Humility”

Spotlight: “He Walks Among Us”

A few days ago, I finished reading through “He Walks Among Us: Encounters with Christ in a Broken World” by Richard and Reneé Stearns. This book, written in a devotional format, chronicles stories and experiences of people the Stearns encountered during their work with World Vision International. I found this book incredibly inspiring. It takesContinue reading “Spotlight: “He Walks Among Us””