Your Struggle To Be Better Counts For Something

Even when you're not where you want to be spiritually, struggling to move in that direction counts for something. [Click title to read more.]

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Spare A Thought For Sorrowing Parents

I hurt for people who are parents--and whose experience of having and raising a child has been anything but blessed, enriching, hopeful, or joyful. [Click title to read more.]

The Banner Year: Or, God’s Definition of Significance

I thought God's promise that this would be a banner year would translate to success and opportunity. It hasn't, at least not yet, and that may be even better - whether it's what I wanted or not. [Click title to read more.]

When All You Hear Is Silence

There is a point in the life of every believer where everything is going wrong, on fire, or is absolutely confusing and shattering and - worst of all - you cannot sense God in any of it. [Click title to read more.]

When Confidence Looks Like Callousness

I don't think we often realize it, but sometimes Christian confidence expressed in the wrong way can look a lot like Christian callousness - even when it's well-meaning. And compassion is the only way to leaven it. [Click title to read more.]