And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love. My son has been through hell and back over the last few years. How and why is his story to tell, but on the eve of the next season of his life, I asked him what has changed … Continue reading Love Matters
Ever have one of those days when you wanted to crawl under a rock and not come out? When you wanted to hibernate in a cave of despair? When you weren’t sure if you could face one more day of your difficult situation? When you wanted to run away to a deserted tropical island or … Continue reading Psalm 11 – Escaping or Embracing?
a.k.a. the Prayer of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Warning: Reading this blog may upset your applecart. It may rock the foundations of your faith. It may raise more questions than it answers. It may change your very concept of God. It may cause you to shake your fists at him. It may cause you to … Continue reading Even if…
I’m not an expert on mental health or suicide. If you or someone you know is considering taking their own life, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 NOW! I’m also not an expert on 13 Reasons Why, the new series exploding on Netflix about a high school girl named Hannah who commits suicide … Continue reading 5 Lies about the Reasons Why
Darkness. Despair. Dashed hopes and dreams. Between the crucifixion and the resurrection, there was Saturday – a day of bleak despondency for the disciples. In hindsight we know Jesus promised to rise on the third day – but the disciples didn’t understand that yet, and it seemed that the promised Messiah, the Hope of Israel, … Continue reading Saturday Doesn’t Last Forever