Author: Rhoda

Are We Relinquishing our Duty?

Are We Relinquishing our Duty?

Today I read the familiar passage in 2 Samuel where King David commits adultery with Bathsheba and then ends up having her husband killed in battle after she conceives a baby. When I read...

Keep Pressing Toward the Goal

When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #6 This is the next to last post in my series of when life doesn’t go as you expect, and I wanted to make it on keeping...

The Discipline of Grace

The Discipline of Grace

I’ve been struck recently by how it seems that many Christians go to one side or the other when it comes to growing and becoming more like Christ, after salvation. Some believe we just...

Prayer Changes Things! – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #4

Prayer Changes Things! – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #4

I know it probably sounds obvious to say, “Pray” when trouble hits – but I think most of us don’t pray half as much as we could, and are worse off because of it....

Hold On to What You Know – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #3

Hold On to What You Know – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #3

I’m a bit slow in posting at the moment because we are still settling in at our new house, so there is lots to do! I wanted to carry on the series I started...

How Can We Parent in a Liberal Culture?

I was reading some news articles the other day which were talking about how lack of proper parenting was one of the problems behind the London riots. Prime Minister David Cameron noted that the rioters have...

Choosing Pleasure or Sacrifice

Last week at Creation Fest, this poem was quoted by Pastor Joey Rozek. It was so powerful that I wanted to share it on here. If you read it out loud I think it has...

Being Prepared for Trials – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #1

Being Prepared for Trials – When Life Doesn’t Go as You Expect #1

My friend recently asked me to post something about what you do when life doesn’t go as you expect. Since there are many different aspects to this, and it affects so many people, I thought...