It’s possible to take down the people of God. We are mortal, fallible beings. However, you can’t beat God.
Walk Through Scripture | 1 Samuel 4
It is human nature to reduce God into a thing – a form of worship, a church or a doctrine. God wants us to worship Him, the Real Thing.
Walk Through Scripture: Luke 22-24
The most amazing thing about the last few chapters of the Gospel of Luke is how many crazy, amazing things happen in it. Are you ready?
Is there meaning in pain + suffering?
Can you find meaning in pain and suffering? According to esteemed psychologist Victor Frankl and Christian tradition, yes. Read this article to find out how.
Suffering: God of comfort or Comfort as god?
America worships comfort. However the Apostles taught suffering should be expected, and in our suffering we should find joy. When we rejoice together in the midst of pain, we grow!
Pain Redeemed: The Pearl of Great Price
All of us have valleys of weeping, the kingdom of God is built on this pain redeemed. Your pain can become your pearl of great price!
Transformed = Rejection, Pain + Discomfort.
Jesus was transformed on a mountain, but in the process learned that lasting transformation would include rejection, pain and discomfort.
Jacob: Say goodbye, Say hello
Covenant sees your past, understands your present , but looks forward to your future (pain and all). Most importantly, it means, God is in it.
APEX: The Most Difficult Climb of My Life
Apex 2017 Over 20 years ago, I made one of my most rewarding and difficult hikes of my life – an active volcano. The (literal) pain came during the last push to the peak. The final several hundred yards was a sharp incline, covered in volcanic ash. Imagine hiking the steepest part of a mountain – in sand. I was literally on hands […]
The butterfly and the struggle.
The butterfly We all struggle…even butterflies. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A little boy brought home a caterpillar he finds while playing outside. Fascinated, he asked to keep it. He and his mother placed it in a jar with sticks and grass. The little boy constantly watched the caterpillar eat and move. […]