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Life’s Challenges

Your giants will fall

Maybe your giant is stress. A bad habit. A broken heart. A tendency to lose control when life doesn’t go the way you want. …

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Cabin fever

Winter in the north is hard on machinery and people. Winter stops being crisp really fast. Ice-cold things grind slowly if they grind at…

Life’s Challenges

What makes hell like hell

I’ve been to hell. No joke. I ran into the very pit of hell and escaped to tell you the story. I should explain….

Life’s Challenges

The only word I need on my tombstone

Sin is like walking down a hill. Every step we take makes it more difficult to return. How far down the hill are you…

Life’s Challenges

Culture of comparisons

We live in a culture of comparisons. That thought hit me while watching Thanksgiving football last year. I noticed that when the TV flashed…

Life’s Challenges

His eye is on the sparrow

Back in the spring of 1905, a songwriter named Civilla Martin and her husband became friends with Mr. and Mrs. Doolittle, two devout Christians…

Life’s Challenges

God’s path

It’s possible to believe that Jesus is my Savior from sin and that he has given me eternal life and yet spend my days…

Life’s Challenges

Things will be better

“The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid. . . . He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of…

Life’s Challenges

It’s right in front of you

In our home the following can be heard, “Honey, where’s the ketchup?” Or one of our boys will shout, “Mom, I can’t find my…

Life’s Challenges

When you can’t, he can

There comes a time in your life when you can’t. Despite all your efforts, you can’t control a situation in your family or you…

Life’s Challenges

God is in control

One of the scarier parts of my life is realizing how much is completely out of my control. Like my daughters. My wife and…

Life’s Challenges

You have what it takes

The joy of a couple becoming pregnant is soon replaced with morning sickness. Then pregnancy tiredness. Then a baby convinced that the world revolves…