There Was the Cross

There Was the Cross

The words we speak reflect what is in our heart. When we open our mouth, our hearts are exposed. Whether we are conscious of it or not, wherever our hearts are focused, this is what we spend our time thinking and talking about. In turn, whatever we are thinking and...
Why Did You Wait So Long?

Why Did You Wait So Long?

I was in over my head at work again—it certainly wasn’t the first time. Demands of my job were mounting, as were my responsibilities as Chairperson of the Christian group. I had some personal concerns weighing me down as well. Barely treading water, I had been...
The “Send Me” Prayer

The “Send Me” Prayer

It’s hard to unexpectedly lose your job. The uncertainty of how lost income will be replaced and how financial obligations will be met can cause much anxiety. I have been in this uncomfortable situation four times; each time felt more difficult than the previous...
Flowers and Weeds

Flowers and Weeds

“You are a flower with such a sweet, wonderful fragrance! I bet that’s how people feel when they see you in the workplace,” my friend exuberantly proclaimed. While I appreciated her sincere compliment, I cringed inside knowing it wasn’t always true. Confessing to her...

Called to be a Christian in Business

I loved going back to school as an adult. I adored getting my higher education at a Christian college. I literally loved every bit of it—looking at each subject through a Christian lens, starting classes with prayer, meeting fellow students who shared my love of Jesus...