Before entering the Mercy program, I struggled with depression, self-harm, and anger issues resulting from sexual abuse. I struggled with relationships and was very emotionally detached and awkward. My life was a disaster and I kept myself busy with work to avoid dealing with my issues. Continue reading “Keela – Mercy Multiplied Graduate”
I was born and raised in a Christian family and felt very safe and loved. At age four, I was sexually molested. I felt ashamed, guilty, and I lost my sense of security. By my teenage years, I became aware of my body changing, and I didn’t like it. Boys would tease and make fun of me, making me feel more insecure and disgusted with myself. Continue reading “Jodi – Mercy Multiplied Graduate”
It is so clear throughout Scripture that God is concerned with our hearts. He doesn’t need us merely have behavioral changes or get everything right–He needs our heart to be changed and transformed. This is what we need to be after.
I often think about the difference between good and great. With behavior modification, some things in your life will change, and it could be good. But God is not interested in good or okay, He wants great. He wants wholeness. He wants freedom. Continue reading “Overcoming Behavioral Modification”