Do you ever struggle with feeling like you have to put on a face to walk into a church? Maybe you feel like Christians are secretly judging you for who you truly are. If you have ever felt like you needed to a mask to cover your true identity, this one is for you.
Change is a good thing.
Happy New Years! Who’s ready for some new year resolutions and goal setting? If you’re anything like us, you’ve already got your vision boards mapped out and ready to take on 2019.
2018 was a pretty big year for us. If you have been following our podcast for any significant amount of time, you have heard some of our toughest challenges and some of our favorite moments. We’ve had some pretty big hits, but we’ve also had some pretty exciting things happen as well.
Happy anniversary to us! We actually just celebrated our wedding anniversary this past week. On December 17th, 2016, we said “I do” to forever adventures and coffee dates. But what made our Johnston wedding unique? We added a special, old Irish tradition to our wedding vows!
Ahh, the beloved Starbucks. Just as the pumpkin spice frenzy starts to fade out, Starbucks rolls out their Holiday menu. But their coffee menu isn’t the only thing that changes. Year after year, Starbucks continues to launch their new Holiday designs. However, the highly anticipated Holiday cups seem to stir up a lot of controversies.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy, especially during the holidays. People always say that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. But for some, the holidays can be a time of loneliness, isolation, and depression due to loss and tragedy. For some, Christmas is the hardest time of the year.
Ahh, consumerism. Black Friday may have passed, but the shopping season has only just begun! Department stores everywhere are extending their hours with their competitive prices and an influx of Holiday goodies. But how much of this stuff do we actually need?
Did you know that you are existing right in this very moment? Like, are you fully aware of your surroundings?
No, seriously. Think about it. You exist right now.
All too often we see political parties using religion as a means to get more votes. We also see Christian leaders using the pulpit to exercise their political opinions. But, who would Jesus vote for?