How Are You Suffering?

An Honest Question The topic and issue of suffering isn’t generally avoided in the church today (thankfully). Pastors, Christian leaders, and authors make a firm point to not only say…

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Ep. 229: Where is God After Suffering?

This episode involves a very powerful story of suffering and loss. How do you continue on with life, and even a life of serving God when everything seems to go wrong? How do you pick yourself up off of the floor when the very ground you’re standing on gets taken out from underneath of you?…

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Are You Ready to Suffer?

Suffering is everywhere. Suffering is unavoidable. Through suffering we see how fragile life is, and through suffering we see how tragic life can be. Shakespeare seemed to have a grip…

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Ep. 157: Is Assisted Suicide Okay? Stephanie Gray Pt. 2

In a culture that is hyper-focused on control and independence, the argument today is that people want to ‘die with dignity,’ rather than admit to and accept the help to continue living. In this week’s episode, we are joined by Stephanie Gray to continue to conversation on life. and take a look at end-of-life and the issue of medically assisted suicide.

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5 Proofs that the Gospel Strengthens You

What do we do when we feel weak and powerless? When you’re feeling weak, anxious, discouraged, and powerless, first pray, and then preach the gospel to yourself. So, here are 5 proofs that the gospel strengthens you.

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Sexual Abuse, the Bible, and Hope

Why does the Bible deem sexual abuse as evil? Because any abuse (sexual, mental, physical, etc.) made upon a human is not only incredibly damaging to a person’s body, mind and soul, but it is a direct offense to God – for every human is God’s unique workmanship.

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Ep. 128: The Weight of Sexual Abuse (with Justin Holcomb)

“The effects [of sexual abuse] cover physical, psychological, spiritual, social … I mean, every dimension of who we are.” With the unfortunate increase of relevancy that sexual abuse/assault has, it would be ridiculous to simply ignore it. So, what exactly do we mean by sexual abuse/assault? How prevalent is the issue? What does the Bible say? What’s the weight of it? And where can hope and healing be found? We ask all these questions to pastor and author Justin Holcomb. For those who’ve been well acquainted with this issue, this conversation will point you to hope. And for those who are quite unaware of it, it’s only right that you take the time to at least consider this issue.

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Our Help Comes from…

Have you ever thought about why the psalmist chose “maker of heaven and earth” as a way to describe God here? How does the reality that God made heaven and earth reinforce our hope in him as the one who gives us help?

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