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Turns Out Life Is Not A Hotel: Suffering Part 3

You Harm Yourself When You Do This: Suffering Part 2

How Suffering Can Turn From Bad To Good (When my expectations are violated) Suffering Part 1

Don’t Be Scandalized When This Happens

“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And… Read More

Optimisfits: Igniting a Fierce Rebellion Against Hopelessness — A Book Review

A Source Of Great Hope

Things I Heard In Church: Smooth Sailing Doesn’t Mean You’re In God’s Will

 

People I Know Who Most Resemble Jesus: Hold Lightly

I’ve noticed the people I know who most resemble Jesus, hold on to their expectations ever so lightly. [Image by Matt Reinbold via Wikimedia – Labeled for reuse on Google Images. Creative Commons, Text added from GodRunning.com.]

Chapter 11: Guard Your Heart Like Jesus — From the new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus)

Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 10: Jesus And The Fluid Life. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January of… Read More

The Terrible Thing (that’s easier than what we’re all trying to do instead)

“The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead.” -C.S. Lewis

Discomfort With Death

  Read John 11:17-45. Discomfort With Death

When God Doesn’t Make Sense

Read John 11:1-6. “So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.” John 11:6 The Watney House Fire From the street it looked like a one story house…. Read More

The Consequences Of Ignoring God: God’s Way, Your Way, And Your Crushed Spirit

(From the archives.) Guilt, Fear, And A Crushed Spirit Continuing our series on suffering, today we’ll look at how ignoring God can

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