What is the most significant and painful difficulty you’re dealing with right now in your life? Is it your marriage? Money? Depression? Perhaps it’s midlife?
I always hated reality TV shows. Then, several years ago, I discovered the popular reality show, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” and I instantly loved it. For those who haven’t seen it, the […]
If you’re a father, have you ever awakened in the middle of the night with a knot in your stomach and the horrifying thought that comes to your mind is: […]
It was 3:29 a.m. and I was wide-awake. The interruption from my deep and wonderful sleep began at about 2:58 a.m.
It’s the question that grandparents ask their grandkids. It’s what the Santa in every movie asks the child on his lap. It’s what we try to guess for those we […]
Whether we’re a kid, young adult, in mid-life and beyond, we all experience shattered dreams. For some of us, it’s the heartbreak of our parents divorcing when we were children. […]
In all my years as a pastor, I have found few issues so divisive, that anger so many, and that have more Christians at odds with one another than the […]
Well, first, let’s look at this question a little bit. It makes a couple of assumptions, that if you really follow Christ, you’re going to become this boring, irrelevant person […]
We all fail. The fact is that we all live in a fallen world and none of us are without some sort of failure and sin in our lives. In […]
Have you ever started prioritizing your time, relationships, and money in a God-honoring way, only to have those new priorities begin to slip away years, months, and even weeks later?
Perhaps you’re wondering, how are we supposed to consider our trials “pure joy” when most of us are having a hard enough time just trying to make it through the […]