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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

Stand

Around 11 p.m. on Christmas Day in 1776, George Washington and his troops famously crossed the Delaware River (looking as gallant as all the…

Life’s Challenges

Jesus isn’t afraid of your fears

Researchers say that at least 645 known fears exist. Like the fear of heights, fear of spiders, fear of change, fear of failure, fear…

Life’s Challenges

Ask questions; state God’s truth

Sad things have been on my mind. A high school friend said goodbye to his wife after her long battle with cancer, and someone…

Life’s Challenges

Sober eyes

The addiction recovery group at my church has dubbed itself “Sober Eyes.” It was started by a recovering addict. He knew other addicts who…

Life’s Challenges

Humanity + Divinity x Eternity

Whenever the headlines of racism and injustice get me down, I turn to one of the Bible’s most inspiring parts, Revelation chapter 7: “Therefore,…

Life’s Challenges

Why the Father lets you suffer

Have you ever wondered why our loving Father lets his children suffer? At any time, God could push the big red button in his…

Life’s Challenges

America needs a conscience

America needs a conscience. We’re in a moment that’s begging for a leader with integrity who can help us form a national conscience out…

Life’s Challenges

Healed

Dumb mosquito. It bit me, and a week later I was flat on my back. My temperature shot up to 104 degrees. An ice…

Life’s Challenges

Sin is short-term pleasure

Back in 2011, Miami rapper Pitbull released a song that would flood the airwaves and dominate the charts. In its chorus, he sang about…

Friends & Family

When you’ve been hacked

On Facebook it’s easy to tell when your friend’s account has been hacked. You go from seeing family photos and funny stories to being…

Life’s Challenges

Add an “and”

A few years ago, I learned the power of the word and. I was preparing for a series called Gay & God, and I…

Life’s Challenges

Remember what God said

Sports fans nervously pace the room when their favorite team is losing. But when the team pulls out a last-second win, they get pumped….