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Whitewashed Christianity

April 17, 2017
I walked into church Easter morning feeling more like a whitewashed tomb than a temple of the Living God. Have you ever felt like that? Pretty on the outside, but just full of junk on the inside? It seems like the older I get, the less I enjoy holidays. Going to church on Sunday is just what we do. It felt pretty normal. Sure, we ate breakfast with our church family, and the kids had an egg hunt. Our pastor preached about the resurrection. But all in all, it felt like a pretty normal day. Which made me feel even worse on the inside. I looked around and saw all the people in their beautiful Easter clothes and wondered how many felt the same way I did. I wondered if I was the only one who had failed to stand in awe and celebrate deep within my soul. This was the day we celebrated the cornerstone of our faith. Jesus died for our sins, but He didn’t stop there. He rose to give us new life. And yet, my mind was a million different places. I believe the message of Easter to the very core of my being, but sometimes […] The post Whitewashed Christianity appeared first on Candidly Christian.
Christian Women

When The Gospel Isn’t Good News

I remember driving my friends to church when I was in high school. One night, on our way home, I was pulled over. I remember it for two reasons. One, because it was the very first time I had ever been pulled over. And…

April 10, 2017
Christian Women

Prayer Struggles

I think the prayers of others are more effective than my own prayers. I think, if I could just have the pastor pray about that. Or if I had a group of people praying with me, then the prayers could make a difference. But…

April 5, 2017
Christian Women

Gospel Moments

Have you ever wondered what the gospel looks like in real life? I normally gather some relevant blog posts from around the web, all written by today’s Christian women, and all about fleshing out the gospel by sharing candid moments, but this month, I’m…

March 30, 2017
Christian Women

Praying is Doing

What’s your prayer life look like? Is it picture perfect and strong enough to rival that of the apostles like Paul and John? Mine isn’t. I am joined today by Candid gal, Jaime Hampton who is an author and the co-founder of the Prevailing Prayer…

March 2, 2017
Christian Women

Candid Moments

Is your life ever less than perfect? Mine is, and I’m not alone. I’ve gathered some posts from around the web, all written by today’s Christian women, and all about candid moments. My desk is a mess. I barely have room to get to…

February 23, 2017