Lost at Sea: When My Emotions Hinder Faith

Lost at Sea: When My Emotions Hinder Faith

I hope that having faith doesn't depend on how I feel. If it does, I'm in deep trouble. My emotions can cause me to drift away from faith--from drawing near to God with the confidence that He rewards those who seek Him. My emotions are not always friendly to my faith.

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Our Enemy This Election

Our Enemy This Election

There’s an enemy wreaking havoc in our country. It’s not Hillary Clinton, nor is it Donald Trump. Neither one of them has the kind of dominant power that this enemy possesses over us. This sinister ruler is deceiving. It’s lurking in the shadows.

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Not Abandoned

Not Abandoned

Jesus doesn't abandon His disciples. His grace heals us again and again when we fail to follow Him. Wherever you’ve been, whatever you’ve done, Jesus has grace that’s strong enough to heal you. His inexhaustible grace is bigger than your guilt and shame.

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What happens when we die? A primer on the end times

What happens when we die? A primer on the end times

People wonder all the time about what happens in the end times—Where do we go when we die? What about the rapture? What is heaven going to be like? Will my dog be there? Is there really a hell? Maybe this guide can help clear up some confusion.

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I Ain't Afraid of No Truth

I Ain't Afraid of No Truth

I had faith, but my reading was raising all sorts of questions that I didn’t have answers to. What if I always had so many questions? And what if I couldn’t come up with satisfying answers? Was asking deep questions incompatible with believing in Jesus? Maybe being smart was at odds with being Christian. I never phrased it in quite this way, but I think I understand what people mean when they object that they're too smart to believe.

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A New Hope: What No One Ever Told Me

A New Hope: What No One Ever Told Me

I've found something new, but not in a place I would have thought. It was hiding away in the shadows. Once I brushed off the cobwebs and the dirt, it sparkled like something brand new. Only, it wasn’t. It was a piece of ancient treasure, hidden in a place that’s been forgotten.

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Where Is God in All This Darkness?

Where Is God in All This Darkness?

Where is God? Has He forgotten about us? Has He left us here all on our own? How do we trust God when we can't see Him?

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