When Despair Empties You

“It is through much tribulation that we enter the kingdom of Heaven.”   Acts 14:22 As a broken believer this happens to me: #1, I breakdown, and begin to fray. I begin to despair. #2, my own ‘faith’ is questioned, I’m burdened by my sin and guilt, I eventially become unsure of my salvation. #3,Continue reading “When Despair Empties You”

The Intensity of Evil

Today I realized that I was sick and very tired of myself. It’s really not disgust, or even loathing. It’s more like a weariness, exhaustion. I’ve never felt this way. In a strange way it intrigues me. Could this definite disenchantment mean something spiritual? Does it have value, or am I just feeling self-absorbed orContinue reading “The Intensity of Evil”

Choosing a Christian Counselor

  Written by “Holly,”  “In my search for a counselor, I visited a secular psychologist, read books written by extremist biblical counselors, and had tearful talks with my own general practitioner. I wish I had known then what TYPES of Christian counselors were out there and how on earth I could find help I couldContinue reading “Choosing a Christian Counselor”

Love is On the Loose

“Cross Jesus one too many times, fail too often, sin too much, and God will decide to take his love back. It is so bizarre, because I know Christ loves me, but I’m not sure he likes me, and I continually worry that God’s love will simply wear out. Periodically, I have to be slappedContinue reading “Love is On the Loose”