Archive of ‘My Guest Posts’ category

Does God Allow Rape? | Guest Post on Bible.org

Does God allow rape? _ JoyPedrow.com

Have you ever wondered if God allows rape?

As a victim of rape, I thought the rape was my fault. I did not fully understand that I was experiencing the result of sin until years later. No matter the reason for the rape, it still wounded me deeply. Because of my hurt and pain, I often wondered why God would allow His children to suffer.

During the months following my abuse, God felt closer than ever before. He never moved. When I cried out in agony, He was by my side. When I prayed with tears streaming down my cheeks, He was there. When I begged Him to take away the pain, He held my hand.

He was there.

Right beside me, holding my hand, and helping me find healing. He was there and He knew this would happen…

Click to read my whole guest post on Bible.org.

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Easy Way to Memorize Scripture

Memorize-Scripture Have you ever been told to memorize scripture, but felt that it was too hard of a challenge to conquer? I used to think memorizing scripture was impossible until one woman from Cru (a college ministry) taught me one simple way to memorize scripture.

If you think memorizing scripture is impossible, check out my guest post today on Authentic-Womanhood.com. You will learn why it is good to memorize scripture and then I will explain the simple method.

This new way of memorizing scripture is helping me see the power of God’s Word in day to day life and help me fight off Satan and temptation. I pray and hope that this method will help you as well.

Click here to read the post, “How to Memorize Scripture”.

God is Love + Random Journal Day

Peak Into My JOURNAL Take a peak into my journal as I join Random Journal Day, hosted by Enthusiastically, Dawn. This month I got the chance to be the Featured Journal Keeper and share 8 simple steps explaining how to journal scripture. You can read the post here and link-up your own journal entry.

Our journals are filled with beautiful stories of God’s redemption in our lives. I fill my journal with prayers, God moments, and scripture. Want to know why you should journal? Read more here.

Let’s peak into my journal!

Read how I journaled through scripture, specifically 1 John 4:8, to better understand God’s love. (more…)

Do you think a boyfriend will complete you?

When You Think a Boyfriend Will Complete You

Hello friends! Recently, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to become a regular monthly contributor on TripleBraidedLife.com. You may remember this ministry from when I was interviewed in October as a part of the 31 Days of Interviews with Single Women. (Read interview here.)

TripleBraidedLife mentors single women and speaks truth into their lives in order to encourage them to surrender their lives to Jesus. Brenda and I have similar hearts to reach women for Jesus, and because of this I’m so excited to begin this ministry partnership!

You can check out my first post on her blog, “When You Believe a Boyfriend Will Complete You.”

You can also meet the other contributors and read their bios here. (Click here!)


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Flee From Sin, Even If It Leaves You In Your Underwear

Hey friends!

I hope summer is going well for you all. I am currently working as a counselor at a camp called SYI, the Summer Youth Institute at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. I’m having a wonderful time! Today we got to go dragon boating down the river! It also made my day when I found out I had a blog post published on XXXchurch.com! I’m super excited about this. The ministry helps with porn addiction recovery. They are a growing ministry and I’m excited to be a part of it.

To read my post, click the link: Follow Joseph Out the Door: A Modern Bible Story

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Thanks for all the support from all of you who read my blog and follow me on social media. I hope this post encourages you to flee from temptation in all areas of sin.

 

 

I was failing, yet Jesus kept pursuing me.

 

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Hello friends!

I am so excited today because I get to be the first ever blogger to share her story on the Set Apart Spotlight!

She is Set Apart is a Christian ministry with this vision: to see women of all ages un-ashamed of what makes them different, to be bold and embrace what sets them apart and not conform to worldly standards. (Romans 12:2) This ministry was founded by a wonderful new friend of mine, Tierraney Richardson. Later in the week, her story will be featured on my blog, so make sure to check it out!

Here is the link for my quest post, “SET APART SPOTLIGHT: Joy Pedrow.”

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When Prince Charming Isn’t Enough

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Friends, I am so excited! Today I get to share my story on a wonderful blog called Revolutionaries! I hope you check it out!

Click here to read my story of how prince charming wasn’t enough for me.

If you are a Christian, Bonnie @ Revolutionaries would love to post your story! Just contact her on her blog. Let her know that you have a story you want to share. Remember, that your story is powerful and can impact someone’s eternity!

 

 

I hope this post has been encouraging! Be sure to add me on social media and share my blog with your friends! Thanks!