Simon Peter

Simon Peter Of all Jesus’s disciples, Peter is the one who I feel I can relate to. He was not only passionate and fierce, but a man who was grounded in his faith and recognized his own short comings. Have you ever felt so strongly about something that you spoke or acted without thinking much […]

Character

Character I don’t usually stop a study midway, but… I’m feeling a need to do this. I’m at a point in my life where I’m having to do a lot of soul searching. When I get to doing this, I ask myself a lot of questions. Am I saying the right things? Doing the right […]

Pesky Emotions

Pesky Emotions As people, we feel. We laugh, we cry. We know disappointment, heartache, as well as joy. This week has proven to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for the Burreson family. Between struggling with the complexity of my own emotions, juggling work and home, advocating for our oldest son, and dealing with […]

Lies About Marriage

Lies About Marriage Since the dawn of time, Satan has waged war not only on God and His children but the sanctity of marriage. God designed marriage so as to reflect His glory and redemptive purposes, through which His love for us is personified. So when Satan threatened that sacred union by deceiving Eve in the […]

He Is Risen!

He Is Risen! This Sunday is Easter Sunday. As a small child, one of my favorite traditions was the practice of painting eggs. Being fully grown and a mother myself now, this is a tradition carried on within my own home.  This year as I painted eggs it did not dawn on me just how […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part IV

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part IV The last two lies examined by Nancy Leigh Demoss this week have much to do with image. Physical Beauty Matters More Than Inner Beauty I Should Not Have To Live With Unfulfilled Longings Physical Beauty Is Matters More Than Inner Beauty It is ingrained in us that how […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III Looking into the falsehoods we tend t gto convince ourselves are true, I uncovered some unpleasantness this week in the going over of two more of Satan’s ploys. If there were ever lies that could be pride damaging when confronted with the truth, these two are the ones […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part II

 The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part II At our low points, when we find ourselves challenged, especially in our walks of faith we start to believe a number of falsehoods. When we succumb to doubt and fear, we begin to take our first steps towards sin. I’m Not Worth Anything The value we place upon […]

Misconceptions About The Man Upstairs (Part II)

Misconceptions About The Man Upstairs (Part II)  Some more of  Satan’s cruelest lies are that God does not love us and that He is just like our fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, friends, maybe even lovers. Have you ever been so consumed by a failed relationship or the distance between you and someone that that loneliness […]