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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

Vulnerable to Death

You don’t need to fear death.

Depression & Anxiety

Vulnerable to Rejection

What’s a scapegoat? It’s why you no longer need to fear rejection from God.

Friends & Family

Forgive and learn

Perhaps you’re familiar with the saying “forgive and forget.” This concept takes its cue from God’s Word in Jeremiah 31:34: “I will forgive their…

Life’s Challenges

The thing you need more than more time

I had a light bulb spiritual moment the other day. My friend and I were reflecting on the past summer, sharing struggles and spiritual…

Depression & Anxiety

Vulnerable to Doubt

How do you really know you’re one of Jesus’ sheep?

Depression & Anxiety

Vulnerable to Feeling Helpless

You may feel helpless sometimes, but you’re not helpless anymore.

Life’s Challenges

Make a plan

Do you wish you were more generous? Sure you do—who doesn’t? How to become more generous is the question. You might think that more money would…

Life’s Challenges

Do You Feel Vulnerable?

You’re not alone, even when you feel vulnerable.

Life’s Challenges

All is well

There are things that go bump in the night that disturb our sleep. There are things that go bump in the daytime that disrupt our plans. There are…

Depression & Anxiety

It’s a scam

This summer, a Wisconsin woman answered her phone. A scammer claimed to be from the Social Security Administration and told the woman she would…

Life’s Challenges

Can you believe it?

Among my friends, the same topic comes up every year around this time. The friends who are teachers bring it up the most: Can you…

Depression & Anxiety

Praying at our wits’ end

We hit our limits by getting ahead of ourselves: stretching, trying, straining, falling, adjusting, and trying again. We gain wisdom from overreaching. We learn…