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”

Suffering & Hope

It’s an age-old question – “Why do bad things happen to good people?” As you know from the headlines… suffering is real in our world. –      Boston Marathon bombing –      Poisonous letters sent to the President –      N. Korea nuclear threats –      Stabbings on college campuses –      Fertilizer explosion in West, TX…         This hitsContinue reading “Suffering & Hope”

End o’ The Year Evals

I don’t know many people who prefer to evaluate their past year. Most who I talk with prefer to “forget the past” and just keep their eyes on what’s ahead. I resonate with that thought, for sure… but at the end of the year, it’s good to evaluate just a little. Deuteronomy 8:2 says, “RememberContinue reading “End o’ The Year Evals”

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”