As most of you I'm sure have come to realize, I am proudly Baptist and American. I make no efforts to hide it. This comes as a terrible shock to most of you, I know. 😉 But why does the name Baptist mean so much to me? Why will I most gladly be labeled as … Continue reading Baptists: Champions of Liberty// American history that schools won’t teach you
Serving Our Risen Lord
I have been waiting for Resurrection Sunday for the longest time now. It has always been one of my favorite days. Recently I was contemplating the account from the morning of the Resurrection and Mary's loyalty to her Savior. I was struck with her devotion to Christ. Something to remember is that Jesus had delivered … Continue reading Serving Our Risen Lord
Are Baptists Protestant?
There is a lot of controversy surrounding this question. Most folks you talk to on the streets would tell you that Baptists are Protestants. Shoot, most Baptists don't even know what they are! That is a sad commentary, folks. If people knew the history of the Baptists, they would change their tune. Studying history, it … Continue reading Are Baptists Protestant?
What was the significance of the swaddling clothes?
We know that Christ was not born on December 25th. It didn't happen. For many though, that is the day His birth is commemorated. Regardless of views on the holiday that has been labeled "Christmas", the birth of Jesus Christ is something that should be remembered and celebrated all throughout the year. He was born … Continue reading What was the significance of the swaddling clothes?
Why I Don’t Celebrate Halloween And Why You Shouldn’t Either
Oh now I've done it. I've touched the sacred calf. I can hear the gasps of shock as you read the title of this post. October 31st, spooky decorations, candy, and cute little kids dressed up in costumes, all wrapped up in a nice little package known as Halloween. What's wrong with any of those … Continue reading Why I Don’t Celebrate Halloween And Why You Shouldn’t Either
He Keeps Me Singing// History of the Hymn
Today I introduce to you a new series of posts—History of the Hymn. I am excited to be able to explore with you the remarkable stories behind some of our most beloved songs. So many of them have such incredible stories that deserve to be told—after all it is history. I think that The Timeless … Continue reading He Keeps Me Singing// History of the Hymn
Giving God Our Best
I wonder how many of us can say that we give God our best 100% of the time? The answer of course is none of us! There has never been and never will be a human who has given their best to the Lord 100% of the time. We are human and we fail—often miserably. … Continue reading Giving God Our Best
One of life's greatest blessings is parents who raise you in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. I am incredibly grateful for a mother who is invested in my life, and wants to see me live in the perfect will of God. So many times throughout my childhood, I remember my mom telling my … Continue reading Timeless Beauty
Hearts of Service
Mother's day is just around the corner, and as I was pondering mothers and all they do, I started thinking about how they are a wonderful example of selflessness. One thing that stands out to me, is the hearts of service that mothers have. They are the very example of servants. Do you remember those … Continue reading Hearts of Service
If The Foundations Be Destroyed
In the day in which we are living, it is a common thing for the Christian heritage of America to be brought under attack. Many seek to destroy the foundations on which we were built, and undermine the Hand of Christ in our nation's founding. It makes me sick to see the attack going on … Continue reading If The Foundations Be Destroyed