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Life’s Challenges

Your pain has a purpose

I recently read The Problem of Pain by C. S. Lewis, and it shattered some of my old ways of thinking about life’s troubles….

Life’s Challenges

Hope will not be canceled

2020 was the year of the cancellation. Vacations were canceled. Sports seasons were canceled. Conferences were canceled. The coronavirus meant that nearly everything was…

Living My Faith

Stress and rest

Set down your devices and devotional booklets for a second and flex with me. Feel that bicep as you curl your fist close to…

Life’s Challenges

Boast in the burn

About twice a week, my wife and I have the same conversation. She says, “My workout at the gym was so hard today.” And,…

Bible 101

Your pain plan: Dial 5-1-1

The next time you’re in pain, I would advise you to dial 5-1-1. That’s my shorthand way of reminding you to open your Bible…

Life’s Challenges

You’re not alone in life’s storms

In my young adult years, unshakable faith came easy. But recently—maybe because of an awareness of so many seemingly impossible situations or maybe because…

Life’s Challenges

Color-blind

A man had been color-blind for 66 years. For his birthday, his family gave him a pair of glasses that allow people with color…

Life’s Challenges

And who knows but . . .

Queen Esther lived about 2,500 years ago. She was Jewish and (unknown to him) the king had said it would be okay to destroy…

Living My Faith

A word for younger Christians

After purchasing a 150-foot rope, I hung one end so it dangled at eye level as you walked through the front doors of our…

Life’s Challenges

5 questions for better decision making

You are bombarded with choices. A survey of two thousand adults by Noom (a psychology-based weight loss app) found that you make 122 informed…

Life’s Challenges

Brighter days

When I was younger and going through a rough patch, my mother would always (and I mean always) tell me, “There are brighter days…

Depression & Anxiety

Is your God dead?

Early church reformer Martin Luther sometimes fell into periods of depression that could last for days. During one of these periods, his wife, Katie,…