About Karen Wolfe

Karen Wolfe is a native of Jamaica who now lives in the United States. She became a follower of Christ at the age of 26, and one of the first devotionals she read was Our Daily Bread. Karen enjoys teaching and writing so that she can share the truths she learns from Scripture. Her desire is to see men and women walk in the freedom that Christ has given and to see lives transformed by the Word of God. She completed her biblical studies degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to writing, Karen loves to cook, especially when she can use locally-sourced ingredients in her dishes. She is married to Joey; and they reside in Tennessee. Karen currently writes at thekarenwolfe.com

Learning to Know God

By |2018-04-17T08:23:33-04:00April 17th, 2018|

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a mother. I dreamed about getting married, getting pregnant, and holding my baby in my arms for the first time. When I finally got married, my husband and I never even considered waiting to expand our family. But with each negative pregnancy test, we realized we were struggling with infertility...

Removing the Barriers

By |2017-09-01T10:35:08-04:00September 17th, 2017|

I saw Mary every Tuesday when I visited “the House”—a home that helps former prisoners reintegrate into society. My life looked different from hers: fresh out of jail, fighting addictions, separated from her son. You might say she lived on the edge of society. Like Mary, Onesimus knew what it meant to live on the edge of society. As a slave, Onesimus had apparently wronged his Christian master, Philemon, and was now in prison. While there, he met Paul and came to faith in Christ (v. 10). Though now a changed man, Onesimus was still a slave.

From Fear to Faith

By |2017-08-30T15:39:58-04:00August 13th, 2017|

The doctor’s words landed in her heart with a thud. It was cancer. Her world stopped as she thought of her husband and children. They had prayed diligently, hoping for a different outcome. What would they do? With tears streaming down her face, she said softly, “God, this is beyond our control. Please be our strength.”

The Ultimate Good

By |2017-08-30T16:22:28-04:00July 7th, 2017|

As I was growing up in Jamaica, my parents raised my sister and me to be “good people.” In our home, good meant obeying our parents, telling the truth, being successful in school and work, and going to church . . .  at least Easter and Christmas. I imagine this definition of being a good person is familiar to many people, regardless of culture. In fact, the apostle Paul, in Philippians 3, used his culture’s definition of being good to make a greater point.

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