In the Midst of Pain, How Can You Be Sure God Loves You?

In the Midst of Pain, How Can You Be Sure God Loves You?

Reading Time: 5 minutesOne of the persistent questions I hear from unbelievers and believers alike is: How can a loving God remain silent in the face of starvation, disease, war, and injustice? Divine silence dictates that God must not care or is not even there. When...
Why Getting Dirty Is Healthy For You

Why Getting Dirty Is Healthy For You

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Once upon a time, in fairy tales, the woods were filled with monsters. Peril hid in every shadow. Wolves, trolls, witches, and dragons stalked the wilderness. The wild represented evil.  But if that was ever true, it isn’t now. At least...
Is Being Vulnerable a Powerful Trait

Is Being Vulnerable a Powerful Trait

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Once there was a pastor who was carrying the weight of the world, his congregation, his family, and his own life all in one fallible body. Sunday after Sunday he brought this weight and God’s Word into the pulpit. Until one Sunday.  That...