Posts with the tag “shame”

Shame is Not Home for the Holidays
January 3rd, 2021
Home is a hard concept when you are in the middle of  a healing process. It may not even be that your family are bad people or that they are the ones who have harmed you. Sometimes that can be the cas...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Step Out of Shame
December 6th, 2020
Shame is a complex thing. If I could describe shame as a color, it would be neon yellow. If I could describe shame as a smell, it would be mildew. If I could describe shame as a taste, it would be spo...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Goodness is Chasing After Me
February 23rd, 2020
Dear You,That moment is over now. I know that you’re not proud. You feel the shame and condemnation creeping in but I’m chasing you down. Your redemption’s found. Just take one step toward Me and I’ll...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Loved Through it All
February 23rd, 2020
Shame is not of God.This post is all about shame—what it is, where it’s from, and what we do with it. But I want to start off with that huge fact. Shame is not, nor will it ever be, from God.Now that ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Love of a Father
January 23rd, 2020
In the story of the Prodigal, Jesus presents an illustration of God the Father's love. If you haven't read it or don't know the story, this post (and the next three that follow it) probably won't make...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Even Still, Hope is Alive
December 27th, 2019
“And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” - Romans 5:5Hope is alive. I can see its constant motion ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Fighting Pain
November 6th, 2019
Pain is a funny thing. It has a way of pushing you down and knocking you around a bit. As pain begins to embrace you, its dreadful sting seeps into every crack of your life it can find. Pain has maste...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Chasing After Peace
October 1st, 2019
All of us carry baggage in some way, even if it’s seemingly insignificant. We can’t get over the way we’ve been hurt or the way we’ve been left by the people we thought would always be there. We’ve be...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Called to More
September 7th, 2019
My years of undergrad are marked by a desire to do right in the eyes of God, but no capability of executing those desires. I relate to what Paul writes in Romans 7:18“For I do not do the good I want...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Breaking Off Agreement With Shame
September 9th, 2018
“You’ve gone into my future to prepare the way,    and in kindness you follow behind me    to spare me from the harm of my past    With your hand of love upon my life,    you impart a blessing to me.”...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 51
June 13th, 2018
This is one of the most impactful sections of scripture that I have ever read through in my whole life. It honestly changed my life about four years ago on a Friday night when my discipler and I read ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Feature Article | Maturity is an Investment
January 21st, 2018
At the beginning of January, Wesley began a five-week series on the Old Testament prophet Elijah. The main point of the series is that Elijah KNEW God deeply, and because of that, God did incredible t...  Read More
by Devon Radford