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.
12 ways to help when a child dies
In the United States, we’re not used to children dying—and that’s a good thing. From 1980 to 2016, the death rate in the United…
I hope we’re that kind of elderly couple
Do you like to watch people? People are fascinating, aren’t they? And you see all sorts of them. I especially like watching elderly couples….
Do what you can
Oprah. Michael Phelps. Harrison Ford. Lady Gaga. Jim Carrey. Terry Bradshaw. Ellen DeGeneres. Serena Williams. Robin Williams. Each of these celebrities (and more!) has…
Let God carry you through what you dread
I have a number of friends who love fall. They love sweaters and bonfires and pumpkins. I struggle with dread this time of year,…
Your children will die
A friend and I joke that we’re worst-case-scenario moms, able to easily imagine everything that could possibly go wrong with our kids. While we…
You must not love God enough
This week I’ve heard some pretty sad stories from Christians. They shared with me that they are going through hard times (or have in…
God’s To-Do List for Depression
Feelings of depression involve a complicated struggle that has both chemical and spiritual components. This message looks to the psalms to resonate with “down and out” Christians and to remind them of the God who walks with them in the darkest valleys.
Loving the ones left behind after a suicide
With the suicides of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide is again at the top of our national conversation—and for good reason. Last…
Fighting Negative Thoughts Compilation
What story are you telling yourself in your head? Is it a negative one or the one God wants you to hear? Catch up on this week’s video series today!
Fighting Negative Thoughts: Invisible
Do you ever feel like you’re invisible? God sees you and sees your heart.
Fighting Negative Thoughts: Emotional Weight
While friends may help lift some of our life’s burdens, Jesus carries them all for us. Just give your worries and anxiety to him.
Fighting Negative Thoughts: Your Biggest Fear
What is your biggest fear and does it control your life?