Birthday: January 31, 2001
Favorite Bible Verse: "Proverbs 19:21--because it tells how God will lead the way."
What is one question you would ask Jesus if you could: "why did you choose my plan for me?
What is your favorite thing about FPC: "it is a small and close community."
What do you like most about being a Christian: The church is always there for me, when no one else is."
Tell us three words that describe your faith: " longlasting, developing, and full of Christ."
Birthday February 08, 2002
Favorite Bible Verse: "Jeramiah 29:1--it is uplifting."
What is one question you would ask Jesus if you could: "Why do bad things happen to good people?"
What is your favorite thin about FPC: "we all have close relationships."
What do you like most about being a Christian: "It's reasoning for me/makes me feel less afraid to die because I know I'll go to a better p…
We don't want it to be. We want it to be a simple yes or no answer. We want clear lines. We want boundaries.
But we also was the answer to align with what we want. We want to blur lines for our own happiness. We want to cross boundaries because it feels good.
Until it doesn't feel good.
Until it doesn't make us happy.
Until we find out that it wasn't what we wanted at all.
One of the most influential books for my life, When God Writes Your Love Story," but Eric and Leslie Ludy, opened my eyes to something I had never considered when it came to sex. In a chapter that Leslie writes, she says:
"Maybe you have learned the hard lesson that casually giving yourself away physically causes incredible pain--you feel guilty, dirty and used afterwards. But have you ever though of your HEART as a treasure every bit as valuable as your physical purity?"
Growing up in a small Lutheran Vs. Catholic town, I learned quickly and at a young age that sex was bad. Period. An…