The Struggle

Where are You, God?

In times of prolonged darkness, loneliness, pain and struggle, where is God? When we can’t feel his presence, here are some verses to remind us of His faithfulness.

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When Troubles Come

The dictionary defines adversity as “a state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune”.  Are you facing adversity today?

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Wars and Rumors of Wars

I am deeply troubled as many of you are about the current state of conflict in the world around us. We are overwhelmed with the tragic and unnecessary loss of life, and concerned that things are getting worse over there, as well as here at home. It’s heartbreaking and makes us feel helpless. What can we do?

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How to Combat Fear

I don’t know if you have ever experienced a panic attack, or if you’ve had some type of intense fear engulf you to the degree that your mind and body severely overreact. My guess is that many of you have.

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Seasons change. God remains the same.

Change of Season

In the Winter, things can look bleak. The sun doesn’t shine for days. Many things in nature look dead. The cold weather can keep you inside – isolated from others – longing for a change of season. Then slowly, temperatures begin to rise. The sun peaks its head from behind the blanket of grey in the sky. A change of season is approaching. We hear Christians talk about their “seasons”.

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Nearly Impossible

Sorry I am a few days late with my post this week. I’ve been dragging my feet on this one… I knew the day would come when I would need to blog about this topic. Actually I started writing this from a “matter of fact” perspective, where I would list several Biblical figures who struggled with being “downcast”. Then I would list several “you may feel depressed now, but these

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