Christianity

“Full of Grace and Truth”

"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth." Until now, I've always read John 1:14 as an argument that Jesus perfectly combined the ability to tell people the truth with grace.  The… Continue reading “Full of Grace and Truth”

Christianity, Personal

Self-Hatred, Legalism, and Grace, Grace, Grace

  I distinctly remember sitting on Lindsay T.'s couch on July 4, 2013, drinking from a cheap Strawberry Daquiri Seagram's bottle.  "I don't know if God loves me," Lindsay admitted.  We had recently upgraded our acquaintanceship to friendship, and this conversation was a milestone.  "God loves me when I'm good," I responded.  "But deep down I'm… Continue reading Self-Hatred, Legalism, and Grace, Grace, Grace

Christianity, Personal

Thank You, Dallas Theological Seminary

I am a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary!  Three years of reading, writing, and learning, and I am a Master of Biblical Counseling.  I am so relieved to have a brain break, but I admit that part of me is sad to leave the school behind. DTS is not a perfect place because it is… Continue reading Thank You, Dallas Theological Seminary