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Your problems are not outside of you

For the past 30 years or so, the self-esteem movement has preached one message: You are wonderful just the way you are. That sounds…

Living My Faith

Jesus bridged the gap

Have you ever heard of the Mackinac Bridge? It’s an architectural marvel that connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. Opened in 1957,…

Living My Faith

Even for me?

One of Satan’s biggest lies is to try to convince people that Jesus is not for people like them. They know what Jesus did,…

Life’s Challenges

What makes someone happy?

Webmd.com has changed the landscape of the medical world. Right at our fingertips is enough information to do some rudimentary diagnostics on ourselves: Why…

Life’s Challenges

You were not meant to carry your burdens

Young adults and the elderly seem to share the ability to be transparent. On New Year’s Eve, a young man sat in my living…

Life’s Challenges

Where’s your focus?

I’m not sure what you got for Christmas. I got COVID. Thankfully, my physical symptoms were mild. Unfortunately, my emotional and spiritual reactions were…

Living My Faith

Is sorrow good or bad?

Well, this is a no-brainer, right? Who on earth would ever want to be sad? We don’t have to go looking for sadness. It…

Taboo

Jesus wants to talk with you

She was sure she was on the right side of this. Yeah, the man speaking to her didn’t seem like he had it in…

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…

Taboo

The path to true healing goes through Christ

“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles, but the…

Taboo

Reach out in love to help those impacted by abuse

“In you, LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame. In your righteousness, rescue me and deliver me; turn your…