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Life’s Challenges

When life doesn’t make sense

Do you have a black belt in planning ahead or a bruised ego from your plans failing? One thing is true. Life goes wrong;…

Who is God?

We must not diminish

My heart is heavy. It is grieving for dear friends of mine who have been through an unfathomable tragedy. For someone who normally leans…

Living My Faith

Free stuff

Every August in Madison, Wisconsin, moving days are a bargain shoppers’ dream. As apartment leases end, college students fill the sidewalks and curbs with…

Who is God?

I will handle it

On my wedding day, my mom gifted me with something that I finally realized the full weight of today (15 years later). We were…

Who is God?

God is with you

It was mid-July. A discussion broke out in our car between our two older boys regarding when school was going to start.  “Not soon…

Life’s Challenges

Chill out

About eight years ago at a local Barnes & Noble, while looking at the overpriced DVDs, I found something amusing. Those who say God…

Life’s Challenges

God doesn’t mind

Of the many things I love about Jesus’ mother, near the top of the list are the lyrics to her famous song: “My spirit…

Life’s Challenges

Jesus: The sequel

Recently, our family watched a blockbuster sequel movie online. The movie was . . . not good. Sequels often don’t live up to the…

Life’s Challenges

Tune your ears to hope

Back in 1982, the Wisconsin Badgers played Michigan State in a Big Ten football game on the same day the Milwaukee Brewers played the…

Who is God?

A crash test dummy’s guide to reading the Bible

It seems to me that when a car manufacturer creates a new car model, there are two very important teams that participate in the…

Who is God?

The moment I almost lost my faith

The religious rug was pulled out from under my feet. In the middle of my studies to become a pastor, I somehow stumbled onto…

Life’s Challenges

Jesus lights the dark corners

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it” (John 1:5). We could return to these 13 words every day…