His Relentless Pursuit: A Short Story

What happens when Jesus Christ steps into the life of a young lady who previously denied Him. “3 AM” I said to myself. “It’s 3 AM again.” This wasn’t the first time I’d awaken at that exact time. This was about the fourth time I was jolted from my sleep. I looked over at Al*. He was still sound asleep. I met Al my freshman year at the University of Maryland. I noticed him right away. It … [Read more...]

No One Wants to Be in a Funeral Procession

There’s a video circulating on Facebook about motivation. The woman in the video says you don’t need to be motivated to pursue your dreams. She says our brains are wired to seek places of safety and comfort, and everything in us tries to stay away from taking risks and stepping out into the unknown. She says we have to reprogram ourselves to takes risks and leaps of faith and put ourselves into … [Read more...]

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven” Matthew 5:14-16 (NIV). It used to be common for young people to say, “Get your … [Read more...]