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Life’s Challenges

Who am I?

One day a friend asked me, “Do you ever look in the mirror and not even recognize whose face that is? Do you ever…

Life’s Challenges

Addiction, recovery, and the church

A few months ago, my coworker Pastor Bill met with our city’s mayor. Pastor Bill asked him what the most critical issues in the…

Friends & Family

How to Deal With Family Dysfunction Compilation

Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Dave helps us deal with the challenges and dysfunctions our families face.

Life’s Challenges

He knows you by name

How many people know you? I mean, really know you? Your spouse or close family members, your best friend, someone you’ve worked closely with…

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

Life’s Challenges

Saving Your Self-Esteem

How’s your self-esteem? Remember that your value and self-worth aren’t tied to what you’ve done.

Life’s Challenges

All is well

There are things that go bump in the night that disturb our sleep. There are things that go bump in the daytime that disrupt our plans. There are…

Depression & Anxiety

It’s a scam

This summer, a Wisconsin woman answered her phone. A scammer claimed to be from the Social Security Administration and told the woman she would…

Bible 101

God plays a long game

Try as we might, we can’t see into the future. We can guess, plot probabilities, and make predictions, but our ideas could be totally…

Bible 101

You’ll make it

The incarnation of Jesus is the centerpiece of human history for many reasons. God taking on human flesh sends a powerful message of how…

Depression & Anxiety

Why did you let me get my hopes up?

We don’t know her name; the Bible only calls her the Shunammite. This wealthy woman loved God and provided for his prophet Elisha. Deep…

Bible 101

Waiting for heaven while living on earth

Sometimes it’s just hard, isn’t it? This world is heavy. The more you grow up, the more you live with the reality of pain…