Christ's Glory, Not Mine

Devotions, advice, and book reviews from science fiction author Andrea J. Graham

spiritual warfare

A Fresh Look at Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual warfare is a part of every Christian’s life and an integral part of a balanced relationship with God. It is not some “special revelation” meant for a few especially gifted people. Nor is it a formula or a set of complicated, extra-biblical rituals that resemble role-playing games. The new Christian is born into the […]

Journey to Web Surfer

I recently shared a testimony that I encourage you to go check out. Here is a preview. In the spring of 2011, I excitedly began work on the first novel of a new sci-fi series. While still writing the first few chapters, my husband decided to go to a last-minute, Saturday seminar about twenty minutes away […]

“Haters Gonna Hate” or “Seek First the Kingdom”

Dear Andrea, Some fellow Christians I know and love have said critical things about Christians having their own “Christianese” language, their own books and movies,  their own methods for finding a spouse, etc. They accuse fellow believers who try to live according to the Word and defy the ways of our secular culture of living […]

“Suffering, a Privilege?” Or: “It’s War!”

29 For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake, 30 engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have. (Phil 1:29-30) The Apostle Paul tells the Philippians here that grace has not given them the privilege of believing in […]

Are you a citizen of Israel, or a Gentile foreigner?

“So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,” (Ephesians 2:19) If you’re a Christian and you weren’t born Jewish, you’ve probably been told at some point that you’re a gentile. By birth, that is true. But you’re also a […]