Learning Pain

How do you handle pain as a believer–the physical kind especially? What do you do when you want to curl up in a ball, and to disappear? Pain isn’t in God’s original plan, it’s entered our world through human rebellion and sin. We who hurt must be aware of this. Pain isn’t normal, but yet–it’sContinue reading “Learning Pain”

He Collects Losers and Misfits

“The Lord says, “At that time, I will gather the crippled; I will bring together those who were sent away, those whom I caused to have trouble.”   “I will keep alive those who were crippled, and I will make a strong nation of those who were sent away. The Lord will be their king inContinue reading “He Collects Losers and Misfits”

Your Love Will Define You

“You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the truth, so now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart.” 1 Peter 1:22, NLT Love defines us as believers. I’ve recently been sharing God’s love to Steve, a backslidden Christian who sleeps inContinue reading “Your Love Will Define You”

Keep Walking

  Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you want to walk up it you’re in water—often very deep water, with a strongContinue reading “Keep Walking”