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Slowing the spread of the virus, not the gospel

For the last eight months, we’ve become accustomed to the routine of washing our hands several times a day.

The combination of soap, scrubbing, and water produces a preventative measure against the spread of diseases, like the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

Three ways to tackle difficult conversations about faith

I was eating french fries when I had my first challenging conversation about faith. 


Now I’ll be honest, before this moment I thought I was completely prepared to talk about any aspect of my faith. I was fully convinced that, if challenged, I would be able to spew forth such a brilliant argument that even a die-hard atheist would become Christian. I should also mention that I was only 14 years old and full of that youthful “immortality” mindset that made me believe I could conquer anything.

One of the people in my friend group at lunch asked if I believed that the flood actually happened, to which I responded, “Yes.” Immediately I was met with a hailstorm of questions.

The link between an identity in Christ and a healthier life

As coordinator of the Health and Wellness Program for Kingdom Workers, I am often asked,


“How does your program connect people with Jesus?”


The truth is that health and gospel proclamation go hand-in-hand. In this post I'll be sharing how our program in Chile connects health and identity with sharing the gospel message, and how you can do the same in your own life. 

How to use active listening when witnessing Christ

When I was in college, I struggled with an eating disorder for 8 months. My junior year had some rough patches and without realizing it, my harmless attempt to lose a little bit of weight warped into an unhealthy habit.

I put myself through intense workouts every morning at 5am and kept a list of every single piece of food I ate throughout the day. I was hungry all the time. I would binge eat and then starve myself for the next day out of guilt for letting myself consume more than 1,500 calories.

Deep down, part of me knew what I was doing was unhealthy, but the way people commented on how good I looked kept me from reaching out for help. 

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