Because we live in a fallen world, pain and suffering are unavoidable for us as humans. If you’d like to wrestle with the question of why bad things happen to good people, read here. If you’d like to explore how the Apostle Peter reconciled a good God with pain and suffering, read here. For this…

The night before Jesus died, as he sat down to enjoy a last supper with his disciples, he gave his disciples a new command that would change everything!  “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my…

Not all sermons are created equal. What separates the good messages from the transformational ones? It’s not word selection, personal charisma, or even the depth of the theological truth being communicated. It’s something most preachers and teachers think nothing about. We see it as the tail end of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus’ most famous…

The following is a devotion from my message series 10 Steps to Freedom. I hope these devotionals help you experience lasting freedom in Jesus! STEP EIGHT: day 5          Establish guardrails to protect your freedom Step eight is extremely practical in that it is designed to help you establish 2-3 habits or guardrails that will…

Josh Daffern
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Josh Daffern

Born and raised in California, Josh graduated college from California Baptist University and spent two years as a missionary in Africa before coming back to America and finding the love of his life (Robin). Josh graduated from New Orleans Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry. Josh has been involved in full-time ministry for over twenty years. He enjoys hiking, beach volleyball, reading, playing anything competitive, and rough-housing with his kids. Josh, his gorgeous wife Robin, his outrageously handsome boys Zeke, Shepherd and Lincoln and his princess Elle, live in northern Virginia. Josh also blogs on Patheos as New Wineskins: an Apologist for the Modern Church and you can find links to all his content on joshdaffern.com. Enjoy the blog!

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