Facing Our Failures in Lent
Facing my failures? No thanks. If you’re anything like me, facing your failures has the potential to be a quick slide down a mental spiral.Read Article
Resources for Lent
In the early church, some Christians began observing a special season to help them prepare for Good Friday and Easter. For forty days, not counting Sundays, Jesus’ followers focused on repentance and turning to God in faith.Read Article
Meeting Jesus in Our Suffering
In our times of pain, God supplies, not only hope, but also the Holy Spirit, who reassures us of God’s presence, love, and grace.Read Article
Trusting God in Suffering
How can I trust God when I’m suffering?Read Article
Great is Thy Faithfulness
God’s love for us is steadfast even in times of loss and sorrow.Read Article
Here’s a Wild Ride!
Sometimes faith in God can be comforting and reassuring. Sometimes, however, it can be a wild ride.Read Article
Is God My Enemy?
When we go through times of suffering and disillusionment, it can feel as if God has abandoned us. Worse still, it can seem as if God has become our enemy.Read Article
Minuet—Take Heart, He is Good (Part 2)
Leaders hear the sound of God wandering through the broken relationships in all of creation with resolve.Read Article
Minuet—Take Heart, He is Good (Part 1)
Joseph had some dreams that reminded him that God was involved and present.Read Article
Permission to Grieve
Scripture gives us permission to grieve. Though offering plenty of hope and comfort, the Bible provides many examples of godly people expressing their sadness openly and freely.Read Article
Whose Sins Should We Confess?
Though some are quick to point fingers of judgment at others, Scripture teaches us to attend to our own failures and shortcomings.Read Article
Does God Make Us Suffer?
Though God’s ways are often hard to understand, God’s love for us is utterly reliable.Read Article
Yes, Life is Hard
The biblical book of Lamentations recognizes the hardness of life.Read Article
Lamentations in Lent
God wants to hear what is real in our lives, including our struggles and disappointments.Read Article
Pointed Towards the Cross
Jesus Christ covenanted to love us until the end. That is why he pointed himself to walk the road to the cross. This Lent, may we walk it with him.Read Article