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Life’s Challenges

Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.

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Life’s Challenges

I’m afraid

You know, it’s one thing to say you’re not afraid of death when you’re feeling perfectly healthy, when you actually fully expect to live…

Friends & Family

Let’s talk about sex (and God)

“So, what did your parents teach you about sex?” one of my friends asked a mutual friend as we devoured pizza on his back…

Depression & Anxiety

WWJT?

Many years ago, I went to see a counselor for a sin I was struggling with. Some of his best advice was this—Focus on…

Life’s Challenges

The gift of rest

A retired pastor mentored younger ministers who were exhausted and ready to quit their jobs. “Here’s your problem,” the older pastor would say. “You’re…

Life’s Challenges

Christian Mindfulness

Pastor Ben shows us how we can be mindful Christians.

Life’s Challenges

Find Mindfulness in Solitude

If you want to practice Christian mindfulness, do what Jesus did and take the time to be alone with God.

Life’s Challenges

Use Mindfulness to Handle Criticism

Instead of internalizing criticism, do what Jesus did and practice a form of mindfulness.

Life’s Challenges

Mindfulness in the Present

Mindfulness is a trendy concept right now. But what does it mean? How can you apply it to your life of faith today?

Life’s Challenges

It’s never all or nothing

I never want to insult you. I hope you trust me on that. But I do like to challenge you because I know you…

Life’s Challenges

Only sleeping

Near the top of the most miserable of all human experiences is to suffer the death of a child. Every parent I know would…

Bible 101

If Angels Are Real, Why Does Life Hurt?

Why is there so much pain in our lives if angels are supposed to help?

Life’s Challenges

The Prince of peace

Peace. Peace is knowing that everything is the way it should be between you and God.   Orsvr. Do you know what that word is?…