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Melanie Spindler

Imperfect Christ-Follower, lover of God, seeker of Truth
I am a wife of 20 years to The. Best. Man. I've ever met (Jesus excluded!); mother of 3 wildly different and PRECIOUS children--15, 11 and 5--that we are doing our best to train up in the LORD; trained and practicing physician (endocrinologist); women's & children's ministry leader and worship leader; wrestler of faith; vessel of the Holy Spirit.  I struggle as a recovering Pharisee (emphasis on recovering), therefore with legalism and sinful pride.  It is a daily battle that I must die to self and live for Christ. I fail miserably many days, but thank God for His Grace!!!

I can cook pretty well (mostly Mexican), I sew like a boss (made my own wedding dress 20 years ago), I embroider and love all things craftsy and beautiful.  I am a DIY-er and along with my husband, flip houses on the side of my medical practice and his construction business.

I love a good joke and to laugh & make others laugh, but I revere the Word and know when to get serious.  I know the word and have been studying it since I was in the womb, which is characteristic of people brought up in the Church of Christ, my faith tradition.  I am a jack-of-all-trades, master of some, and find more and more that each of these aspects of my life serve to sanctify me to the LORD. 

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right Spirit within me.

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What should I do if I cannot decide who I should be dating?

I agree with Michael; I would add that I am a firm believer that God is...

Comment 3 More Answers 1 Vote Asked May 13 2018


What happens to a person who commits a terrible crime, such as a child rapist, when he dies?

Agreed with Mr. Maas. All sin is mortal sin as it separates us from a holy...

Comment 5 More Answers 1 Vote Asked March 09 2018


What happens to all those before Christ, (Old Testament) for getting into Heaven?

Jesus himself answered this in the gospels. In Matt 22:42-45, Jesus affirms...

Comment 9 More Answers Asked January 04 2018


Can a woman abide by the Protestant faith but also be a member of the Catholic Church in obedience to her husband's wishes?

In short, yes, but only if she is not convicted by it. What I mean is this....

Comment 3 Votes Asked December 21 2017


What is original sin?

The term “original sin” is meant to mean the original act that ushered sin...

Comment 3 More Answers 3 Votes Asked December 21 2017


What does the Bible say on the importance of accountability?

Accountability is defined as an obligation or willingness to accept...

Comment 1 More Answer 1 Vote Asked December 21 2017


Who are the Israelites in today's society that God was referring to as his chosen people?

First to address some misconceptions: I don't think this is a matter of...

Comment 2 More Answers 2 Votes Asked September 25 2017


Is the Church of Christ denomination a good biblical church group?

I have grown up in the churches of Christ since the womb, and as an adult...

Comment 4 More Answers 2 Votes Asked September 12 2017


How can one apply James 5:12 to taking the medical oath (Hippocratic oath)?

I am a physician, an MD, with a specialty in internal medicine and a...

Comment 2 Votes Asked August 24 2017


Is mental illness caused by evil spirits?

Let me say first, I am a physician, an MD that went through psych rotations,...

4 Comments 3 More Answers 5 Votes Asked July 21 2017


Is it biblical to blame the spirits, such as the spirit of anger, the spirit of lust, the sprit of greed, etc... as the cause of our sins?

Excellent answers, all, above. I too believe that spirits exist and work to...

Comment 5 More Answers 1 Vote Asked July 21 2017


Can sin be forgiven without repentance?

Short and sweet: NO. Unrepentant sin is not forgiven. I cite the following:...

1 Comments 6 More Answers 4 Votes Asked July 21 2017


What should be our foundation for our walk with Jesus?

Let me set up a tenet first: The main purpose to walk with Jesus is to come...

Comment 1 More Answer 1 Vote Asked May 12 2017


Are African traditional weddings acceptable to God?

There is absolutely nothing wrong with it. Man does not marry two people...

1 Comments 4 More Answers 2 Votes Asked May 04 2017


What evidence do we have that God is aware of us and our needs?

I agree with Mr. Maas and would add that we are told God knows us, sees us,...

Comment 1 More Answer 2 Votes Asked April 06 2017