The vast differences between a proud heart and a humble heart

How to Spot Pride in a Heart

It happens to all of us: we mess up and someone offers correction. Hopefully, that correction is done with grace and gentleness. However, sometimes that isn't the case. I mean, people can get nasty. Still, whether we are given correction in a gracious manner or not, we are responsible for our own response. So we get to choose, Do we mess it up even more by taking a self protective stance, trying to prove how not wrong we are, casting blame and angry words? Or do we take the … {Read More}

Grace & Truth : A Weekly Christian Link Up

Grace + Truth {Week 38}

Grace & Truth exists to point people to Jesus! We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each and every week.  If you're a blogger our hope is that you'll use this space as a way to meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you're a reader our hope is that you'll meet new bloggers that love Jesus just as much as you do! Most of all, we hope you'll meet Jesus … {Read More}

Christians and Cussing

Christians and Cussing

  Why is it bad for Christians to cuss? Why are certain words considered "bad words"? For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, 8 but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. 9 With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. 10 … {Read More}


The Case for Faith: Objection #5

As noted in my previous article, I will be detailing important points from each chapter of Lee Strobel’s book, The Case for Faith, in subsequent articles. These articles, by nature, are going to be a bit longer, so I’d grab a snack and some coffee or tea and get ready for some mental exercise! OBJECTION #5: It's Offensive to Claim Jesus is the Only Way to God Lee Strobel continues his … {Read More}


Courage + Faithfulness – Grace & Truth {Week 37}

Did anybody ever tell you that parenting would be hard? I'm sure someone told me, but I think I must have been so caught up in the joy that I didn't take note. But, boy, oh boy. Has it hit me like a ton of bricks! It's hard y'all. Every day is hard. Can I tell you how much I needed Katie's post this week? As I sit here tonight with a little four year old who couldn't go to church tonight … {Read More}

Homemade Catechism

Homemade Catechism: 11 Scriptures for Real Life Parenting Situations

Catechism isn't as widely used as it once was, which I think is a real shame. It's a way of teaching doctrine and Scripture to children in a brief question and answer format. The child memorizes the answers and repeats them back to the teacher or parent when asked. Perhaps you've heard this question and answer before: What is the chief end of man? Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy … {Read More}