How Are You Responding?

How Are You Responding?

This Summer, we’ve been exploring how we can engage God in the midst of the struggles and sufferings of life. In June, Wes asked “what are you facing today?” As exiles living in a broken world, we should expect that we will face hardships and things that are not the...
Engaging God in Life’s Hardships

Engaging God in Life’s Hardships

Faith is not a leap into darkness and unreason in spite of cold hard facts. Faith is the honest and reasonable step in the direction of the person who can help you, given all the facts.  David Powlison, Good and Angry The Christian life is about moment-by-moment...
Seeing as Jesus Sees, Loving as Jesus Loves

Seeing as Jesus Sees, Loving as Jesus Loves

Have you ever considered what Jesus’ body language was like, as he ministered to the weak, helpless, and hurting? If Jesus Christ was standing before you right now, what would his face communicate? When I’ve asked folks this question, I’ve heard a variety of different...
Lamenting in Hope

Lamenting in Hope

Last year I read a book called Lament for a Son written by Nicholas Wolterstorff, a Christian philosopher. He wrote it in response to the sudden death of his son who died of a skiing accident at age 25. Wolterstorff paints a devastating picture of the pain a parent...