He loves you, not your Lexus.

Commercialized Christianity. I termed it this way to one of my very cool blog readers (Hi, Daniel!), and it's stuck like gum to the shoe that is my brain. Or something like that. I don't know if you feel it, but it seems pretty prevalent. Doctrine based on the prosperity gospel (this concept that financial blessing and… Continue reading He loves you, not your Lexus.

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2/18/2019 Devotional

That's how Joshua captured the land, just as the Lord had commanded Moses, and Joshua divided it up among the tribes." Joshua 11:23 The narrow gate. What you have to understand is that you can label yourself a Christian for a lifetime, go to church, volunteer, reach out to the community and all around be… Continue reading 2/18/2019 Devotional

2/11/2019 Devotional

The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you.” Joshua 10:8 I became a Christian after months of demonic attacks. You know. Girl stuff. It's a very interesting feeling, that next morning, waking up and going about your daily routine… Continue reading 2/11/2019 Devotional

2/4/2019 Devotional

And Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live, and the leaders of the congregation swore to them. Joshua 9:15 There was a moment I had with God once where I was sure I'd never get in my own way. Another lie I told myself. But I was… Continue reading 2/4/2019 Devotional

1/29/2019 Devotional

And the Lord said to Joshua, 'Do not fear and do not be dismayed.' Joshua 8:1 Sometimes I wake up with an uneasy feeling in me. It's the edge of a dark sheet slowly covering my eyes and my heart. I have a hard time pinning down joy in these moments, and it's not anything… Continue reading 1/29/2019 Devotional

1/28/2019 Devotional

But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things... Joshua 7:1 My Bible study group is finishing reading Job: A Story of Unlikely Joy by Lisa Harper and man, is it something I needed to read. Yesterday, we watched a video that goes with the study that captures Lisa talking to two… Continue reading 1/28/2019 Devotional

1/25/2019 Devotional

So the Lord was with Joshua, and his fame was in all the land. Joshua 6:27 My dad once asked me what he could have done differently as a parent. My answer: nothing. I don't think that question is something that can be given any answer because in the heat of the present moment, you… Continue reading 1/25/2019 Devotional

1/24/2019 Devotional

And there was no longer manna for the people of Israel, but they ate of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year. Joshua 5:12 My 2019 will be the 2019 the Lord has planned. I can feel it. The course of something great coming along, and I truly believe it's why I've been… Continue reading 1/24/2019 Devotional

1/23/2019 Devotional

...so that all the people of the earth may know that the hand of the Lord is might, that you may fear the Lord your God forever. Joshua 4:24 I chose joy yesterday. I talked to God with my husband. I met a new friend. I enjoyed the rhythm of my Tuesday. I ignored the… Continue reading 1/23/2019 Devotional