To Abstain or Not?

Are you participating in Lent? Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter that runs for forty days. Typically, individuals abstain from something as an act of sacrifice for the Lord. The purpose of the sacrifice is to focus on Jesus and all He sacrificed for our sins [John 3:16, Romans 5:8]. I've heard of people abstaining from a variety of things: dessert television coffee chocolate soft drinks eating out movies The list goes on and on. I have asked friends in person and on Facebook if they're giving up something for Lent and, if so, why. Some responses [...]

By |2014-03-06T07:20:24-05:00March 6th, 2014|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

How far will you travel?

Do you travel during the holidays? Our travel consists of seeing family. My parents live in North Carolina, about six hours away. My older brother lives five hours from me and my baby brother lives across the country in Colorado. I don't want to even think about how long of a drive that would be. If I travel there, it's by plane. It's not always convenient nor does it always fit in the budget to travel, but we do because our family is important to us. We're willing to sacrifice and/or be inconvenienced to spend time with them. We love [...]

By |2013-12-10T07:36:39-05:00December 10th, 2013|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments
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