A southern California resident, Cindy loves her husband, Paul and adores her five kids. It is this gift of family that drives her desire to write, teach and speak on the true Word of God. She earned her BA from Concordia University, Irvine and an MA in exegetical theology from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. She is a frequent blog contributor to thejaggedword.com and 1517legacy.com.
+ The Story of Woman: A journey from creation to today, for tomorrow
An epic tale lies within the pages of the Bible. It’s a story of love and sacrifice for both men and women with an amazing ending. But for many women today, we have been hurt and confused by the words that teach about the place of a woman. Together, we will again discover this ancient story that gives comfort to women in Christ.
+ The Gospel According to Proverbs: a misunderstood book of promise
This study will challenge the common ways most people have studied the book of Proverbs. Misunderstood as simply a book of advice, we will uncover the central purpose of the whole Bible hidden among these popular sayings.
+ What’s Wrong with Women’s Bible Studies?
A closer look at popular Bible Studies on the market comparing them to the Word of God. We will discover what is missing from most Women’s Bible Studies and why it might be damaging to our faith.
+ Good Prayer, Bad Prayer
Is there a right way to pray? What if God doesn’t answer our prayers? A journey from the Old Testament Psalms, to the New Testament words of Christ, right into our own messy lives, today.
For any woman, identity is important. The question, “Who am I?” will haunt her every decision. Along the pathway of life, many will tell her a story of who she is. She might be lucky enough to hear the pure and simple truth, but more often than not she will be told and believe a variety things. Consequently, both men and women have become confused, afraid, angry, and bitter towards the story of woman in our culture because, tragically, we have forgotten the ancient story spoken by God’s Word.
Intently listening for the next few words, she held her breath and leaned a little closer. How could this guy know so much about me? Each word burned into her ears, exposing thoughts she could not say out loud, stinging the back of her eyes.
God never gives you more than you can handle. When He closes a door, He opens a window. He will wipe away every tear and restore you to your best life, now. He has a plan and a purpose for your life, and of course, God wants you to be happy.
Some of us are tortured that we don’t have the right words. Some of us are terrified that our actions don’t live up to our beliefs. Some of us even second-guess what we know is true and real. Some of us are drowning in the midst of the sea of life.
Incredible joy, he will not let this stand. Merciful freedom, he hates every unbound step you take. A risen Savior who crushed his head, he will do everything in his power to drag you down to the pit with him.
A mother’s love is no small thing. She carries a gentle baby in her womb for nine months. Her very body feeds and cares for this infant that she calls her own.
From the outside, you may think it’s not easy to be a Christian. From what you may hear, there are a lot of rules and righteous stuff to do.
There was a time when I trusted you. I remember the yearning and desires that I confided in you. I spent a lifetime guarding these precious thoughts, nurturing these hopeful dreams with you.
Every morning, a great light sparkles on the horizon. A downpour of warmth rushes over a dark and sleepy landscape.
Some of us see it all at once. Lost, blind, dark, and suddenly there was Light. Blinking and overwhelmed with the beauty, more intensely bright from the former dungeon. What was evil and hidden, He brought to light.
Jesus is not in the Old Testament, I’ve heard it said. While it is true that the incarnate God-made-flesh had not yet touched the soil below, the hope and promise of this Savior breathes through the great Old Testament Story.