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A perspective on problems

Life is full of problems. It seems for every one issue that gets resolved there are two more frustrating dilemmas that pop up. The…

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…

Prayer

Scam likely

Two or three times a day, caller ID gives me a heads-up that the person calling is probably nefarious. “Scam Likely,” it warns me….

Life’s Challenges

Arresting anger

If God said to me, “Jason, I will give you one chance to change the world. I will answer one prayer immediately. Make it…

Life’s Challenges

Why do I keep overeating?

In grade school, I was the fat kid. I don’t know how else to say it, but I was the catcher from the movie…

Taboo

The truth is, my life is messy too

A couple months ago, I interviewed two women who had abortions. The particulars of each pregnancy—that neither were married, neither father wanted the pregnancy…

Taboo

Be That Friend

If, by God’s grace, you aren’t the one in three or four who have experienced abuse, you might not know what to do to…

Friends & Family

Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Church

Statistically, whether we know it or not, all of us know and love someone who has been abused. And all of us know and love someone who has been abusive. So how can we be a blessing to both? How can we comfort, confront, and bring healing to our circle of influence? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.

Life’s Challenges

How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? What if His Abuse Led Me to Damaging Behavior?

Hurt people hurt people. If you’re doing bad things because bad things were done to you by your abusive father, what hope is there for you?

Life’s Challenges

How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? Should I Still Have a Relationship With Him?

What does the Bible say—should you go back to a father who was abusive?

Life’s Challenges

How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? I Forgave. Why Do I Still Feel This Way?

You may be struggling with the continual nature of forgiveness, especially when it comes to an abusive dad. You forgave in the past, but today you’re in a different emotional spot. What do you do?

Life’s Challenges

How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? Why Should I Forgive?

What right does your abusive father have to be forgiven by you? You may feel you have every right to hate him.