A Letter To My Bipolar Disorder | Pilisa S. Hamrick

Hey you, For eight years you have controlled my life. You infected me at 15 and slowly, quietly, limb by limb, your vines have burst through the membrane of my soul and grown into every part of me. You have settled in, hidden, but in total authority over my body and my mind. Your vines…

What Texas Has Taught Me | Pilisa S. Hamrick

On October 15 I headed off for my five day trip to Texas with Send Relief and NAMB. It was a disaster relief trip so I knew that I would be helping people whose homes had been destroyed in Hurricane Harvey. I knew there would be some hard work involved and potentially some evangelism but…

When the Abused Kid Grows Up | Pilisa S. Hamrick

Abused children become adults. This sounds obvious, but why does it seem like something so many people forget? I once saw a child abuse PSA on YouTube. The main character was a little girl who ended up in foster care because her mom was a drug addict and her dad was very abusive. The thumbnail…

How to Resist Temptations | Pilisa S. Hamrick

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day and he asked me the question, “How can I become better at resisting temptation?” Now, he was referring to a specific sin, pornography, but I feel like the advice I gave applies universally to any temptation a Christian will face. I have learned a…