Introvert In The Church

  We are a family of introverts (except for my son, who is the most quiet extrovert you will ever find). We attend a church that I love.  I love the mission of the church, the outreach.  We have programs and ministries to get out and associate with the people, to care for them and…

Woman. Warrior.

I was thinking about how many women long to be warriors, strong, bold. I wonder how many who are Christians recognize that the battle is spiritual, the stakes are eternal, and it has nothing to do with what the world says, about how we come across in the world, or if we are recognized as…

Our Spirit: Not a Theoretical Concept

A quick reminder/encouragement: The spirit is not some hocus-pocus, theoretical concept, but a part of our actual selves.  If it was not, then we would not be saved through Jesus.  If we had no spirit, we would have no need of spiritual salvation--our death would be the true end of our existence, like the death…

Permission To Be Holy

It can be a struggle to be an Intellectual Christian.  We have the emotional (and usually more extroverted, though many of us are extroverts as well) brethren in church and the intellectual or pseudo-intellectual secular crowd outside of it. Our spirits commune with our more exuberant brothers and sisters in Christ.  We, too, know God.…