Pathway for Pain’s Purpose

“I just want to feel better.” “Everything hurts too much.” “This suffering is making me depressed.” Would you agree with any of these statements? Have you ever felt this way? Generally in our culture people would rather avoid pain for the sake of pleasure any day of their life and for any situation in whichContinue reading “Pathway for Pain’s Purpose”

The Burning Bush Meets Real Life

I like reading the Old Testament of the Bible. It’s interesting to pictures some of the events from today’s perspective looking back into history. In reading it, we find that the God of history interacts the same with us today. I read Exodus 2 & 3 about the beginning of Moses’ life and see theContinue reading “The Burning Bush Meets Real Life”

What is Easter apart from the Cross?

As this week, known as the Passion for Christians, culminates with Resurrection Sunday, it occurs to me that I prefer resurrection over the crucifixion. In short, I don’t like suffering. I like joy, peace, pleasure, comfort, forgiveness, grace… I don’t like to go through hard times in order to grow. In 2008 I climbed Mt.Continue reading “What is Easter apart from the Cross?”