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Today is Good Friday and some of us may feel as if life is lived in a perpetual Good Friday mode. Like the movie, Groundhog Day, it seems we are replaying the same bad day over and over, fighting despair and struggling. Disease, […]

Have you ever wanted something intensely and pursued it whole heatedly? If so, would you say you were ambitious? For the person of faith, the different between ambition and humble service can be a fine line. Take the example of Paul and […]

Most of us know the importance of forgiveness, but how well do we do when it comes to forgiving ourselves? As important as forgiving others is, it is also true that self-forgiveness needs to be a part of forgiveness. So why […]

Like most of you, I was grieved over the horrific events of last week–bombs sent in the mail to politicians and a gunman killing innocent Jews gathering in their temple to name a baby. The worst of humanity was on […]

It’s easy to get lost in the stress of every day living and forget to activate our faith. We become consumed with circumstances and easily discouraged. We are not the first people to struggle with this. The biblical Israelites wandered the […]

It’s easy to feel down and discouraged when you go through a difficult time. Sometimes we feel no one really knows us well or cares about our life. We feel lost as we wade through deep waters. We forget God knows […]

A reader sent me this question, “I ask God to help me with my depression every day. Yet, I am still very depressed. What is wrong? We are body, soul and spirit. This means that sometimes we need to deal […]

Do you ever feel like you’ve hit a wall?’ It’s like a storm is raging all around you. You receive a bad health diagnosis, a relationship breaks up, your boss is impossible, the kids are acting out, your finances bring […]

A question often asked is, “Is there really only one way to God? Why is Jesus the only way? The Christian religion seems narrow and exclusive. Why can’t you just validate everyone’s religion as being equally valid?” This isn’t a new […]

Jenna was offered a job. She prayed and felt a peace about taking it. During her first few months, she began to notice a great deal of organizational dysfunction including a boss who was not so kind. Fear gripped Jenna. […]