Loving the unlovable

Reading Time: 8 minutes Last Wednesday morning was like every other Wednesday morning: I dressed for work and packed everything the baby would need for a day at my in-law’s. Before I pulled out of our driveway, I said our usual prayer for safety on the roads. Then I began to sing some hymns and…

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3 Ways We Self Sabotage

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the course of our walk with Christ, there will be times when the Lord will require us to have patience and wait on His leading. As we discussed in Grow your faith while waiting for God, waiting is not always easy for us to do. Yet waiting, the act…

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A Response to Hate and Fear

A response to hate and fear. UNashamed.

Reading Time: 7 minutes This week, which began with the 240th anniversary of this nation’s independence and celebration of the various freedoms in which our citizens enjoy, has unfortunately seen the escalation of senseless violence and tragic loss of life in a number of incidents across the United States. Communities and individuals are overwhelmed…

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7 Principles of an Unashamed Life

7 Principles of an UNashamed life.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here at UNashamed, our mission is to encourage and equip men and women to live compassionate, healthy, emboldened lives dedicated to the service of God. Being a Christian is not easy, especially in the high-tech, fast-paced, secular world of today. The world tells you that believing in God is childish, your…

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Fruit of the Spirit

Do we have the Fruit of the Spirit? Galatians 5:22-23

Reading Time: 2 minutes Harsh, mean-spirited, and judgmental. More and more often, I am hearing saddening accounts of brothers and sisters within our church families who have been attacked by fellow church members for having different experiences, different opinions, different likes and dislikes. Attacked by individuals displaying the works of the flesh and not…

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Grow your faith while waiting for God

How to grow your faith while waiting for God

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” – Psalm 27:14 This mindset can leak into our spiritual life, and impatience in spiritual matters can pose a threat to our faith and trust in the Lord. The longer…

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Reviving the Health Message

Healthy vegetations

Reading Time: 5 minutes When I watch or read the news, I sometimes feel as if I am seeing the opening line of Charles Dickens’ The Tale of Two Cities come to life. You know, the one that goes: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the…

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Humble Ourselves For Time is Short

Reading Time: 4 minutes Droughts, wildfires, dust storms, hurricanes, floods, derechos, earthquakes, tsunamis; frightening outbreaks of West Nile virus and Hantavirus put large sections of the country on edge; the economic and political arenas are filled with uncertainty and conflicting messages. Today’s world would be alien to those who lived even a few decades…

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Empowered Witnessing: Reaching All People (Part 2)

Group of young people of multiple ethnicities.

Reading Time: 9 minutes In Part I, we discussed some of the challenges to witnessing to our non-Christian family, friends, and those within our circle of influence. Sometimes we may have only one opportunity—perhaps a casual meeting during our commute to work or a seemingly random question from the clerk at the store—but the…

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