What if I want Jesus and nothing else?

"I need you More than the air that I breatheYou've captured my heart every beatYou're pulling me closer.""I Need You" by Matthew Harris and Kyle Lee Gateway Worship What does it mean to want Jesus and nothing else? This question has been on my heart after a worship service this past Sunday morning. It was…

The Top 8 Articles from The Honest Pursuit Archives–dating, self-care, and life lessons in faith and confidence

Written by: Lauren Michelle Smith Edited by: Rachele Blick  “Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”  -Albert Einstein To celebrate the 4th year of writing for The Honest Pursuit, I want to share some of the most read articles on my blog. I have learned so much about God, myself, and how…

How To Lose Your Credibility As A Witness

"We are the Bibles the world is reading; we are the creeds the world is needing; we are the sermons the world is heeding."  --Billy Graham  By: Rachele Blick Edited by: Lauren Michelle Cover Photography by: Shayla Alexander, @unrestrainedart // @imshaylakay What Does Your Life Tell Of Your Faith? Recently, Hawk Nelson’s lead singer claimed…

Lessons from Passion Conference 2020

"Don't be successful in things that don't matter."  --Tim Tebow, Passion 2020 A New Decade  I began my 2020 decade at the Passion Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) with my friend Rachele. At midnight on 1/1/20, Rachele and I were singing with the upmost joy, Bibles in hand, along with Hillsong United! What a dream! …