My Love Story with the Bible

by Heather Bock I’ve been reading the Bible my whole life. My parents read it to me before I could read, and I read it myself as soon as I could form the words alone. I remember waking scared of the dark when I was little, crawling down from my bed, flipping on the lights, … Continue reading My Love Story with the Bible

Failure: Will God Do What I Can’t Do?

by Heather Bock A few weeks ago, I shelled out $35 for my nine-year-old son to take a standardized test. It turned out to be a test given to mostly elite private schools, but I didn't really care which test, as long as it was at his grade level--I just wanted him to have the … Continue reading Failure: Will God Do What I Can’t Do?

Three Reasons Mary Was Favored by God, and Why We Can Be, Too

  by Heather Bock Imagine an angel approaching you with the words, "Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you" (Lk. 1:28) and to follow with, "you have found favor with God" (Lk. 1:30). Yes, it might be more shocking that an angel is speaking to you in the first place. I also know these words … Continue reading Three Reasons Mary Was Favored by God, and Why We Can Be, Too