There will be those who choose not to believe, but faith always begins with listening to the teaching of Christ.
My faith cooled and became lukewarm when it should have boiled.
God was visible in the compassion and community of the people where I lived.
We all have moments of great shame — moments that can shape us. Moments that can shake us to our very core and can pull us from the dark road we are traveling to one that will lead us to God.
The person who is involved in irresponsible, destructive and debasing practices is the person who is falling out of love with Christ and is trying to fill the empty space with other things, even trying to fill the spiritual emptiness with sexual excitement.
Misconceptions about Christianity can make it hard to believe in Christ and difficult to maintain one’s faith.
Think of Christianity as a spiritual gym where we must regularly exercise and challenge our spiritual selves in order to reach our potential and remain spiritually healthy.