I failed again. I had let my jealousy and pride control me, and I indulged in my sin guiltily. I was like a child who got her hand stuck in the cookie jar. Jesus saw me, and I hated that I was sinning, but I only grabbed tighter. I saw other girls getting attention, other… Continue reading Run to Jesus
This article was originally featured on Written Lives. I wrote it as a guest post. Special thanks to Quiana for proof reading and editing the article. Be sure to check out her blog and her amazing work there! You can also read the guest posts she wrote for Joyful Creations here and here. James closed… Continue reading Died Before We Came – A Christian’s Call to Total Surrender
Warning: Although this is a book review, I'm also presenting some controversial ideas in the article. I want to ask you to do me a few favors. First, realize that I'm coming from a place of love. I believe you are a valuable person, made in the image of God, whether you agree with me… Continue reading “Post-Christian”: the Foundation of Popular Opinion
Quiana from Written Lives is back with part 2 of her series on Ruth! If you didn’t read part 1, check it out here and then come back to read this one. I’m so excited for you to read this article! Stay tuned to the end to read about how Ruth’s story is like our… Continue reading Guest Post Pt. 2: Kinsman Redeemer
Happy Independence Day! I hope all of my American readers are having a wonderful 4th of July! I have a very special treat for you today. Quiana blogs over at Written Lives (go check it out!), and wrote an article for us. Tune in next week for part two! Quiana is an extremely talented author.… Continue reading Guest Post Pt. 1: Ruth’s Choice
Another post on theReb! This pandemic severed our social lives, and many teens are turning to social media to fill some emptiness. As we scroll through happy pictures, jealousy creeps into our minds before we can stop it. Looking at huge successes of other bloggers can turn my happy attitude into discouragement as I look… Continue reading Pridefulness: the Secret Sin Stealing Your Joy
Maybe you clicked on this article out of curiosity. On the other hand, maybe you’re reading this expecting to disagree with me. Whatever you came here for, thanks for joining me. I love music. Music makes working easier and relaxing more enjoyable. I love to put on my headphones and turn up a favorite playlist.… Continue reading Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?
It’s a big question. An important question. The answer will change how you work, rest, and pray. Do we earn God’s grace or are our works there for another reason? The answer- and application- may surprise you. When I finally relied on God’s grace alone, a huge burden fell away. God’s grace is important- but… Continue reading Is God’s Grace Really Free?
I’m back with another post from my archives! This article was first published in August 2019 here, and I’m really excited to share it with you again. Enjoy! ~ Rachel I sigh as I look in the mirror. My hair is a mess, my face just had an outbreak of acne, and I feel depressed.… Continue reading Repost: Beauty, Insecurities, and Contentment
Though some states are opening up, most people are still stuck at home in quarantine. It is so easy to get depressed and start complaining. I get it, I feel like that too. Let's make it our goal not to complain but instead look to use our time to help others. Whenever I start thinking… Continue reading 5 Songs to Brighten your Quarantine