We can’t just push ourselves to feel differently or to change. (We’ve all tried and failed at this, right?) But…
Thessalonica’s Prayer List
Paul asks for prayer. What does Paul need prayer for??? Things that we can still be praying for today, actually.
Wisdom Says Pursue & Find
There are two things wisdom encourages us to pursue, and three by-products which are (probably) produced. Read more…
The Conclusion of the Matter
The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”
Many times God seems elusive. At times He even sends us out to the wilderness or allows us to face hardship. How can we be expected to respond? What can we really do?
We know the mercy of God in Christ on the cross, but what does it mean for us. Jesus says, “Blessed are the merciful” … so how do we live this out?
There is mystery of God’s being always present but often feeling so far away.
Are you feeling the reality of the uncertainties of life, the threat of sickness, the dread of death and “eternity pangs”—the ache in your heart at the brokenness of this world and a longing for true life and wholeness?
The Power that Raised Christ, In You
Power enough for the resurrection of Christ—that much—available to you and me, average joe Christians? Is is possible? What do we do with that?
Engaging With “Well-Women”
“Do you know any Christians?” “I like strawberries.” (Excerpt from a real conversation I had.) Strangely enough, upon reading Jesus’ conversation with the woman at the well it seemed was kind of like that, too.