Lay Aside the Fear of Legalism
The Wells of Grace in Godly Discipline
Dec 26, 2019
If we neglect the spiritual disciplines for fear of legalism, we neglect the precious means that God has given for our growth.
Each Day Is More Impossible
Hope on the Long Road of Suffering
Jul 3, 2019
Their earthly hope has often dwindled. Their circumstances have grown more impossible by the day. And yet their joy in God is deeper than ever before.
The Waves of Grief Will Give Way
Apr 30, 2019
Having hope doesn’t mean we don’t grieve. It means we bring our tears to God.
When Suffering Falls on Our Children
Oct 30, 2018
We often experience life’s deepest pains in the very places we expected the most comfort. Here are three lessons for parents in pain and loss.
Trapped in My Own Mind
Three Lies Depression Loves
Aug 8, 2018
Your depression doesn’t mean God is angry with you or absent from you. He is walking with you, even through the valley of despair.
Married to Weakness
Loving Our Spouse Through Suffering
May 30, 2018
Chronic pain or illness can cripple a marriage, unless God uses this trial to make the union stronger and more beautiful.
Weakness Is an Invitation from God
Apr 6, 2018
Weaknesses and trials are not punishments, but invitations from God: “Come to me all who are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
Trusting God with Our Children’s Pain
Feb 7, 2018
I never wanted this for my children. I feared this for my children. But God has worked in them in ways I wouldn’t change if I could.
Pain Will Not Have the Last Word
Jan 9, 2018
No matter how deep your scars, or how invisible to others, Jesus can heal you. He can even make every scar sing his praise.
The Road I Would Never Choose
Learning to Follow Wherever God Leads
Dec 5, 2017
If you are a believer, your tears fall at the foot of the cross. You can trust God will lead you step-by-step to glory.
What If God Takes It All Away?
Trusting Him Through Financial Struggles
Nov 27, 2017
In a two-year period, we went from debating how to remodel our kitchen to wrestling with how we would feed our family of six on food stamps. But God was faithful.
The Red Sea in Front of Me
Reaching for God in Despair
Oct 19, 2017
False theologies tell us that God won’t let the worst happen to us. The gospel tells us that God is faithful even when the worst happens.
God Has a Purpose for My Lyme Disease
Three Promises for Any Suffering
Sep 30, 2017
No matter what you are facing today, God can breathe hope into grieving hearts, give strength to weary bodies, and fill weak and broken lives with power.
The Light at the End of Ourselves
Walking the Valley of Despair
Aug 17, 2017
When circumstances tempt you to despair, let them drive you toward a deeper hope in Jesus and a greater dependence on his gospel.
To Parents with Special Needs
Jul 14, 2017
If you are a parent who is hurting and feeling alone as you navigate the uncharted waters of special needs, take heart: you are not alone.
Pray Them Home
Three Prayers for Prodigal Children
Jun 15, 2017
Parents, even if your child gives you little reason to hope, the cross gives you hope enough to continue praying for their salvation.
Do You Resent the Life God Gave You?
Jun 1, 2017
Circumstances that once brought resentment may be the very means God uses to show us his worth and satisfy our restless souls.