Hebrews 10: 25 contains one of my favorite words in the Bible. Parakaleō (παρακαλέω) is the Greek word which we translate to “encourage.” This super fun Greek word is a multidimensional word meaning, ‘to call to one’s side; to address; to admonish; to beseech; to strengthen; to comfort; to instruct or teach.’ I’ve talked about this … More 5 ways to Fellowship
I’m the wife of a youth pastor so I’m supposed to love church. Right? Well, the honest answer is, I don’t always love church. I should be a statistic when you take the time to add up all of my “church hurt.” It’s not pretty and sometimes I really don’t want to “do church” anymore. … More Do I have to go to church?
As a child, hot days meant hose water. After spending hours out in the hot sun, I would grow thirsty and long for a cool glass of water. However, entering the house meant leaving the fun as well as stairs, doors, cups, and mom questions. The hose, although not the most glamorous of water dispensers, … More 3 Signs You’re Addicted to Church Experiences & Not God Encounters