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Life’s Challenges

God isn’t scared—even when we are

A few years ago, I had a hard conversation that upended my world. The grief I felt was immense. There was a real fear…

Life’s Challenges

Preparing for the storm

My Florida friends spent last week preparing for Hurricane Ian. Some reinforced windows in their homes. Another packed up a bunch of her possessions…

Life’s Challenges

The beauty on the other side of pain

One of my dearest friends is a potter. She wasn’t always. In truth, it’s what she turned to after a grueling season of chemo…

Life’s Challenges

Delayed wrath

Why doesn’t God stop bad people from doing bad things? There you are, trying to do the godly thing, towing the biblical line, and…

Life’s Challenges

Ask questions; state God’s truth

Sad things have been on my mind. A high school friend said goodbye to his wife after her long battle with cancer, and someone…

Life’s Challenges

Then I am strong

I struggle to figure out why everyone doesn’t at least want the message of the Bible to be true. It seems pretty awesome to…

Life’s Challenges

Hold on to the reality of hope

The war in Ukraine adds one more item on our two-year list of collective crises. There is no need for me to rehash all…

Depression & Anxiety

Help carry the load

On January 30, Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA 2019, died by suicide. With a law degree and an MBA, she was a civil attorney, a…

Life’s Challenges

Accepting

I have an acceptance disorder. It’s because I buy into the idea that “everything is possible for one who believes” (Mark 9:23). That creates…

Social Issues

Reflecting on kids and crisis during Christmas

I recently attended a seminar held in my city about mental health, suicide, and crisis prevention. The statistics and stories from my part of…

Life’s Challenges

Something to give

I remember the exact date, time, and where I was when things started going downhill for our family this fall. We all experience it…

Life’s Challenges

The Lord hears

Joseph Scriven was born in Ireland in 1819. He grew up, earned a degree, and fell in love. The night before his wedding, his…