Fifty Darker Shades of Sin… Sexual Abuse is not a “grey area”

By Angela Royse Pelleman Formerly published as “God’s Scriptures on Sexual Abuse are Written in Black and White… Not Grey” Confusion and Lies   As if it wasn’t bad enough to be exposed to unwelcome previews for the pornographic movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, right before Valentine’s Day, it’s déjà vu, two years later, with … Continue reading Fifty Darker Shades of Sin… Sexual Abuse is not a “grey area”

God’s Scriptures on Sexual Abuse are Written in Black and White…Not Grey

By Angela Royse Pelleman Confusion and Lies This Valentine’s Day, everyone is talking about the movie that glamorizes a sexually abusive relationship. I don’t even want to write the title, Fifty Shades of Grey. As God quickly gave me words and verses to share, I started wondering: Do they really know that’s it’s wrong, and … Continue reading God’s Scriptures on Sexual Abuse are Written in Black and White…Not Grey

Happy Birthday, Beautifully Broken Baby! 15 Encouraging Bible Verses for Suffering Christian Believers

Happy Birthday, beautiful baby! The sun is shining, and the birds chirp among the trees whispering in the breeze. The puffy, clouds float along in the aquamarine blue sky. You’re alive! “The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life” (Job 33:4 NIV). Beautiful baby, you were just born, … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Beautifully Broken Baby! 15 Encouraging Bible Verses for Suffering Christian Believers

Little, Lost, Abandoned Bird: God is Your Father and Mother; He Knows Your NAME!

Today’s walk with my sweet, handsome ruby red King Charles Cavalier Spaniel brought an extra smile to my face. Finn and I had run into our friendly new neighbor, Robin, and her white lab, Parker. As the dogs cautiously sniffed, yet mainly dodged each other; we talked about why it is that names are so … Continue reading Little, Lost, Abandoned Bird: God is Your Father and Mother; He Knows Your NAME!

You are Worth Dying For: 10 Biblical Truths to Survive Rejection (Compassion Series)  

“This seat is saved,” says a haughty voice. The spirit of rejection is ruthless; you know the seat isn’t meant for you. Rejection disguises insults as “compliments.” Rejection tells you negative comments about your weight and age, while pretending to be “concerned about you.” Rejection is responsible for the dirty looks given to parents whose … Continue reading You are Worth Dying For: 10 Biblical Truths to Survive Rejection (Compassion Series)