How the Bible Was Canonized: Torah

How the Bible Was Canonized: Torah

The authority of Scripture underlies every statement we make about Christianity. How do we know we can trust the Bible? Where did it come from, and how was it compiled? This series answers ALL your questions about the compilation of Scripture from the beginning to the...
Racism and the Western Church

Racism and the Western Church

How do we respond to racism as believers in Christ? Where is the balance between what the world teaches and how we, the church, should respond? In this special bonus episode of Verity with Phylicia Masonheimer, I interview my friends and co-pastors Emmanuel and...
God Will Give You More Than You Can Handle

God Will Give You More Than You Can Handle

There’s this rumor that God won’t give us more than we can handle. We use the line as a comfort when our friends encounter hard times. We console ourselves with it when life becomes overwhelming. But the scary thing about this rumor is that it’s...
To the Girl Who Doesn’t Love God

To the Girl Who Doesn’t Love God

I knew love as a choice. Even when falling in love with my husband, it was the product of a planned, discerned choice for a man who shared my values and life goals. Love was not an impulse, sometimes not even an emotion. It was an action. It was resolve. I’ve...
The Day I Scheduled God Out of My Life

The Day I Scheduled God Out of My Life

In my early twenties, I had roughly the same morning routine: I rose between 5 and 5:30 AM, went to the gym, showered, dressed, put on my makeup, ate breakfast, made coffee, and with the remaining 15-30 minutes before work I’d do my devotions at the kitchen...