Suffering Will Always Change You
Mar 15, 2020
Why does suffering increase faith and hope in God for some and destroy it for others?
Nothing I Suffer Surprises God
Mar 25, 2020
What if instead of going immediately, even impulsively, to our phones when fear or suffering comes unexpectedly, we went to our knees?
What Only Suffering Can Say
How Trials Feed the Flame of Witness
Apr 13, 2020
When fires of suffering rise, and storms of sorrow fall, the people around you will see all the more clearly what it means to belong to Jesus.
To Anyone Who Has Lost a Child
Jul 14, 2020
If you have lost a child, you carry a pain many around you do not know. But if you know Christ, you’re not as alone as you feel.
When Suffering Drives Joy Away
Finding God in Dry Places
Aug 11, 2020
How do I seek God when life is hard, pain is suffocating, and joy feels impossible?
Nothing Is for Nothing
Accepting Loss and Finding Peace
Oct 10, 2020
Anyone who has lost much has longed for peace. Those who have found it know that it comes only through acceptance.
How to Harm a Heavy Heart
Loving Sufferers Begins with Listening
Nov 24, 2020
We often worry about what to say to the suffering, but often the most effective ministry in the moment is to sit, weep, and listen well.
The Hardest Time of Year
Grieving Pain and Loss at Christmas
Dec 24, 2020
Is joy at Christmas possible in a year like ours? She lost her son, her health, and her marriage, and still believes so.
Has God Withheld Good from Me?
Jan 19, 2021
If it feels like God has withheld good from you, remember that your Father knows your needs even better than you do.
We Cannot Cling to Bitterness and God
Mar 6, 2021
Part of learning to truly forgive is learning what true forgiveness is — and what it is not.