When God Turns Your Mess Into a Message


Grace

By Dana Goodrum The enemy uses our past to cause confusion and disorder in our lives.  He is the record keeper of the past. He torments us with feelings of shame, guilt, condemnation, and a host of other seriously awful feelings. He loves to remind us of things we have done to keep us from feeling deserving […]

February 23, 2016

Waiting With Integrity


Faith

By Dana Goodrum We often hear the phrase, “wait expectantly on the Lord.” For someone like myself, whose schedule rivals that of a Congressional member, I find waiting to be one of my most difficult challenges. But to wait expectantly is a little different than the waiting we experience surviving the line at the DMV. […]

February 22, 2016

Dear God, I Need You…Where Are You?


Faith

By Dana Goodrum Five years ago, quite honestly, even a year ago I could not have looked these battles in the face as I do today with such strength, faith, and encouragement.  I am often called inspiring, motivational, and empowering; those words are humbling to hear as descriptors of one’s self.  Many don’t realize how […]

February 22, 2016

Forgiveness is Not Always a One Shot Deal


Grace

By Dana Goodrum One of the greatest gifts we are given as followers of Christ is grace. For a moment I want you to picture Jesus Christ on the Cross. Blood, sweat, and tears encompass this pivotal crucifixion. He bared the weight of our sins, even the ones we don’t know we will commit yet, […]

February 22, 2016