Our God has given us the ability to feel a broad spectrum of feelings. This is keenly revealed when you read the Psalms. We read there about joy, sadness, anger,
When our daughter with Down syndrome, Bekah, was much younger, she would ask, “Are you happy or smart?” It was funny. Sometimes I asked her the same question, and she
Several years ago, I was counseling a distraught young wife whose husband demanded that she do everything his way. Being a newlywed, she tried hard to please him, but it
We all struggle at times, don’t we? I feel the Lord’s compassion for those who shared your stories with me last year. Over the holidays, I was also thinking
Have you ever paused to think about the one word in our vocabulary that describes what happened when God the Son left heaven for earth? The scenes in the Bible
My wife, 90-year-old mom, and I were in a four-car accident a few months ago. As a black Lexus raced through a red light and was “T-boned,” it was sent
Many Christian marriages struggle so much that they often pray and pray for God to help them. Yet, nothing seems to change, and the marriage may increasingly spiral downward.
Would it surprise you if I told you that God is not religious? Do you think he is? Would you describe God as someone who is mostly interested in giving
When your life is going well, it’s easy to believe God loves you. It’s great to proclaim he’s good when you ask him to give you something, and he does.
One night, I shared this with my wife as we settled into bed. I blurted that I felt burned out trying to live the Christian life and that I couldn’t