He is Still God

  I sat in a room with eight middle schoolers and open Bibles (or phones). We read Luke 10: 38-42. I asked questions about the passage and was often met with silence (I get it. I’m usually not one to volunteer answers in group settings larger than four). But I was hit with that passage … More He is Still God

A Peculiar Invitation

“For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake” Philippians 1:29. I was crying hard and didn’t even fully know why. It was a build-up of a lot of things, coming to head in an intense emotional experience. Strong’s concordance defines “suffer” (pásxō ) … More A Peculiar Invitation

How to Have Courage

  I sat in a room with fifteen other college-age men and women from around the U.S. In a few days, we would embark to different parts of the globe, leading our teams on six-to-eight weeks mission trips. I was preparing to lead my team to Ghana. “Pair up with someone and swap prayer requests,” … More How to Have Courage

The Scotland Diaries Guest Post: Faith over Feeling

By Faith Becker People seem to think that faith is a feeling. But you’d be surprised. Faith is not a feeling. It’s a choice. This past summer I had the amazing opportunity to go overseas to Scotland with Royal Servants. But before you can go on your mission trip (wherever you may be going), you … More The Scotland Diaries Guest Post: Faith over Feeling