A southern California resident, Cindy loves her husband, Paul and adores her five kids. It is this gift of family that drives her desire to write, teach and speak on the true Word of God. She earned her BA from Concordia University, Irvine and an MA in exegetical theology from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. She is a frequent blog contributor to thejaggedword.com and 1517legacy.com.
+ The Story of Woman: A journey from creation to today, for tomorrow
An epic tale lies within the pages of the Bible. It’s a story of love and sacrifice for both men and women with an amazing ending. But for many women today, we have been hurt and confused by the words that teach about the place of a woman. Together, we will again discover this ancient story that gives comfort to women in Christ.
+ The Gospel According to Proverbs: a misunderstood book of promise
This study will challenge the common ways most people have studied the book of Proverbs. Misunderstood as simply a book of advice, we will uncover the central purpose of the whole Bible hidden among these popular sayings.
+ What’s Wrong with Women’s Bible Studies?
A closer look at popular Bible Studies on the market comparing them to the Word of God. We will discover what is missing from most Women’s Bible Studies and why it might be damaging to our faith.
+ Good Prayer, Bad Prayer
Is there a right way to pray? What if God doesn’t answer our prayers? A journey from the Old Testament Psalms, to the New Testament words of Christ, right into our own messy lives, today.
For any woman, identity is important. The question, “Who am I?” will haunt her every decision. Along the pathway of life, many will tell her a story of who she is. She might be lucky enough to hear the pure and simple truth, but more often than not she will be told and believe a variety things. Consequently, both men and women have become confused, afraid, angry, and bitter towards the story of woman in our culture because, tragically, we have forgotten the ancient story spoken by God’s Word.
“Why is this night different from all other nights?” the child asks. The golden twilight feels heavier than usual. Father ties up his sandals hurriedly, and mother paces looking out the front window. Dustier by the minute, neighbors and friends suddenly stir up the narrow streets with suspense.
I couldn’t understand why she smiled today. I recognized her blue dotted dress as it brushed past the pew hurriedly on the way to the front of the church. Her hands were clutched together tightly and shoulders uncomfortably hunched.
A deadly disease is sweeping our nation, one which you may not even be aware. Some have felt the tragic effects in their own families, many more are affected by it and do not even know the symptoms. The sickly demeanor and lifestyle have become so commonplace in our society, those who suffer appear completely healthy to everyone around them.
Can you answer the most basic of all questions, one that will set the pattern for your life, your beliefs, your actions, and your choices? Answer this one, simple question and your inner fighting and turmoil will be put to rest. Answer this tiny little question and the path set before you will come into focus.
Under the cold snow, life is hiding. Even though the black ice of winter seals in the colors of spring, we almost forget the roots that bear such beauty when the sun shines. Even in the deep, dark, death of the night, there is more than we can see right below our very own feet.
They say girls in our society should have nothing to worry about. They should have the opportunity for education and choices far beyond generations before. They should have the attention and protection of public agencies and groups.
God spoke His eternal word, and it was so. This was the beginning of all things. Light was spoken, light was created. Plants and animals, did what they were created to do: bearing fruit and living in harmony with their Creator.
“Walk the walk.” When I hear that phrase, I know there’s something for me to do. Get it together girl. There is a way you should be acting and things you should be doing
Have you ever considered your devotional life? I’m sure most Christians have at least thought about this or have even attempted to read through some sort of book dedicated to focusing their hearts and minds on the things of God. There are selections of daily devotionals to fit into your every routine - short snippets or lengthy meditations.
Intently listening for the next few words, she held her breath and leaned a little closer. How could this guy know so much about me? Each word burned into her ears, exposing thoughts she could not say out loud, stinging the back of her eyes.