Bent Over Ourselves

Editor’s Note:  Beth Moore’s sister, Gay, recently shared her own decades long-struggle with alcoholism on Beth’s blog. You can read Gay’s compelling story here and here. But as Shelby reminds us this week, we don’t have to be an alcoholic to feel like we are missing the mark. If only we could learn to see ourselves the [Read More…]

Prison Lessons

(Editor’s Note: Tim Thurman is guest posting today. Tim’s been a familiar friend to us here. I’m honored to share his work with you.) Tim Thurman graduated first in his class in law school and had his own law firm…until he committed his crime.  He spent six months in prison and had six months house [Read More…]

The F-Word: Our God Swears by It.

  The other day I put up this tweet:  “The F-Word. My God swears by it.” It was a snippet of a personal reflection on the bigger problem of forgiveness.   I’m not much of one to harbor grudges. I’m usually quick to apologize when I’ve wronged somebody. I made it a habit when raising [Read More…]