At 39 years old, I was married with three beautiful children and one in the oven. I was a believer in Christ and believed that if I were perfect enough, any miracle would be possible with God. He would answer … Read the rest
How to Celebrate Easter: UHP’s Resurrection Reflections
Easter is more than just a celebration of the resurrection. It’s a time of mourning, rejoicing, and reflection. For the disciples, it was a time of uncertainty turned into confirmation. A time in which they huddled together in homes and … Read the rest
Giving Up Control, Opening Your Heart to God
Have you ever experienced the agony of having to confess something you’ve done?
The act of confession is already hard. When the person you are confessing to already knows the details makes it even worse.
I recall a time when … Read the rest
The Waiting Game
Imagine that you are the sheep in the pastures of Psalm 23. These aren’t your regular pastures, the lush green fields of Ireland or in the southeastern parts of England. These pastures are dry and arid. Lush, green grass is … Read the rest
Bitter Places, Sweet Revelations
Have you ever found yourself in a place of pure bitterness, a place where you’ve been convinced that life will never be sweet again?
I really don’t want bitter to be an adjective that describes me. I don’t want to … Read the rest
3 Books on Experiencing Freedom Recommended by Our Team
Our team has compiled a list of our favorite books that will help you understand and claim the freedom that is available to you in Jesus. These books teach us how to live free from expectation, fear, and our own … Read the rest
Hope for Writers
For today’s Writers Wednesday, we’re talking about the word “hope” and what that means for us as writers. For believers, hope is the confident expectation of God’s faithfulness to His promises. Hope is found in who God is: His goodness, … Read the rest
The Importance of Community for Writers
Life is unpredictable. A giant understatement, right? Life and reality come at us in various ways. The current can be quick and strong, and the tides can be ferocious. All of a sudden, it’s back to steady and unsurprising. Our … Read the rest
Guest Post: 5 Things That Happened When I Started Writing 5,000 Words a Week
Ten years ago, my high school placed me in the wrong elective class. Instead of one of the ‘cool’ classes like graphic design or team sports, I ended up in creative writing. I walked into the lamp filled room at … Read the rest
Guest Post: Being Made New
Throughout the decades, I have on too many occasions been overwhelmed by the desire to either start new or to be made new. This desire may appear as a noble cause. Starting fresh is certainly a wonderful notion, the proverbial … Read the rest