What are you facing today?

What are you facing today?

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 What does faithfulness to God look like in the...
A Prayer from Psalm 46

A Prayer from Psalm 46

I read Psalm 46 recently, and it was a helpful reminder to me. I penned the following prayer reflecting on the psalm. Ruling, reigning, sovereign Father: Psalm 46 is such a helpful reminder this morning that you are God. As I write this, a vicious winter storm has...
Lessons from 2020

Lessons from 2020

For many of us, 2020 was a year that will reverberate for the rest of our lives. Many have already written their postmortems on the year. But as I have reflected this new year, I have also been considering the things I learned in 2020. For example, I learned a whole...
Gifts of Hope

Gifts of Hope

This has been a trying year for so many, including many of us at Hope Counseling Services. Yet it has been a blessed year in many ways as well. And God has continued to expand our ministry at Hope, and provide more opportunities to bring Hope to Life. Donors play a...
Hope Made Visible – One Church’s Story

Hope Made Visible – One Church’s Story

As a pastor and minister of the gospel for 22 years, I have never seen such a diverse number of challenging circumstances facing the members I am called to shepherd. Even those who have been a rock in times of trial in the past often feel especially vulnerable as 2020...