We make decisions hundreds of times a day. Sometimes it’s something as simple as what to eat for breakfast, but sometimes it’s something as significant and life-altering as who to marry. Though God cares about every part of our lives, the bigger decisions especially deserve God’s consultation. We are fallible (and sometimes very ignorant!) human … Continue reading Hear, Part 1
Author: Christa Madrid
One Body Book Release!!
Hello, readers! I'm excited to announce the launch of my newest book! Actually, I coauthored it with my dad, David Heider, an avid Bible teacher. He wrote sermon notes on the topic years ago, created a rough book draft, and I helped him get it completed! It was a great experience, and I'm thrilled to … Continue reading One Body Book Release!!
A Spiritual Buffet
My dad’s side of the family has a tradition of going to an Italian restaurant called Valentino’s. When we all got together for a family reunion or special event, we would often go to this restaurant and enjoy each other’s company—and the food! But this is not your ordinary Italian restaurant. It contains a massive … Continue reading A Spiritual Buffet
Hello, Readers! You may have noticed a few changes to my site! I am in the process of merging my author's website (christmadrid.org) and blog (livingroyalty.com) to make it easier for people to find me. The content to this site will not change other than some updates and improvements. Right now you can enter … Continue reading Website Updates
Strength Over Weakness
Throughout the Bible, we read stories of how God used imperfect people. He chose people with stuttering lips, poor self-esteem, sinful backgrounds, and little education to perform extraordinary feats for Him. It was a choice based on His grace, knowing His power was greater than any weakness. But though they did great things for God, … Continue reading Strength Over Weakness
Rest in the Grace
Our lifestyle is to work for what we want and need. We work forty hours a week to get a paycheck. We physically work hard on the playing field to join a sports team. We work our intellect in the classroom to earn our degrees. While work is godly, we can get programmed into believing … Continue reading Rest in the Grace