How Do You Pray in Your Present Circumstances?

How Do You Pray in Your Present Circumstances?

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 a psalm-like faith look like in the midst...
Who Knew…Who Knows?

Who Knew…Who Knows?

Who Knew? A little more than five years ago a small group from Christ Community Church in Chapel Hill met in prayer and lively discussion to launch what became Hope Counseling Services (HCS). For a small church this was a BIG initiative. We felt led to launch this...
Who is God and How Does He Help?

Who is God and How Does He Help?

Because situations and persons come unscripted, fluid, and unpredictable, Jesus engages each person and situation in a personalized way. It is no truism to say that Jesus really does meet you where you are. Always. -David Powlison How Does Sanctification Work? This...
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...