“Will I go to hell if I’m not a virgin?” a girl asked me. I wish I could scoff, “Of course not!” But the truth is, it all depends . . . More
I used to (wrongly) think Christianity was all about what Christians can’t do. Here are sixteen things that made my list back then, that no longer do. More
Do you feel inadequate to help teens in your life? Maybe you think you need a crash course in emojis as well as an active Snapchat presence before you can influence them for good. More
“The Christian life is simple. Love God, love people, and repent and believe the gospel when you fail.” More
All these headlines were breaking news at one time, but now they’re old news:
- “Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg”
- “ON THE MOON! And It’s ‘One Giant Leap for Mankind’”
- “Diana Dead”
For many Christians, the gospel isn’t much different. I don’t know about you, but for most of my life, I thought of the gospel as good news for unbelievers but old news for believers. Boy, was I wrong. More
In 2017, Lucasfilm released the eighth Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. Today I’m sharing three ways Star Wars villain, Kylo Ren, points to a greater story. If you’re in Christ—no matter how dark your world may look—the dark side will not win. More
It was so good to get your email and hear that you’ve been a Christian for almost a year now:
I’ve loved it, but it is also pretty overwhelming as I am just developing as a Christian and so many things are being thrown my way. Things such as Anglican tradition, special holidays, different perspectives of the Word and Christ, ways to act as a Christian woman, you name it. More
In order to prepare for December’s epic release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, my husband and I had a Star Wars marathon. (Yes, I was one of the few remaining humans on this planet who had never watched Star Wars, but that has now been remedied!) More
One Valentine’s Day when I was a teen, my boyfriend gave me a little teddy bear and a paperweight that said “Sweetheart” on it. I thought I’d died and gone to heaven!
Maybe you wish your crush would give you a teddy bear, but you’re happy that he gave you a piece of gum once, or that he let you drink some of his pop. You’re thrilled that your crush gave you anything at all!
Well, have you ever stopped to think about what Christ has given you?
I’d love to hear from you. What has your crush given you? What has Christ given you? And what are you looking to your crush to give you that Jesus Christ can’t give to you?
Christ or Crush? (Gives Great Gifts) was originally posted on LiesYoungWomenBelieve.com.