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Grief: take one step at a time, one day at a time.

Where Is God When I’m Grieving?

Where Is God When I’m Grieving?

The Goodness of God Can you truly say that God is good? “One of the worst things you can do as a Christian is to go around with this plasticized mask on saying, ‘I love God, and He’s so good,’ when your heart is breaking inside,” says Dr. Joseph Stowell. “Sometimes you may say, ‘God

Pain Is a Microphone

There Will Be Blood Pain is a microphone. And the more it hurts, the louder you get. Suffering isn’t an obstacle to being used by God. It is an opportunity to be used like never before. This truth leaps off the pages of Scripture again and again and again. Joseph suffered for years as a

Dads Are to Be Earthly Mirrors of a Heavenly Reality

The Bible says our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 6:12). Over the years, God has shown me that the attack on the institution of fatherhood and the strategy to make fathers unloving and

Partnering with the Truth in the Middle of Your Battles

I woke up last night feeling extremely anxious. I’m not sure if it was the sudden noise outside which jolted me awake, but there I lay, in the middle of the night, eyes wide open, my thoughts racing. It’s in moments like this I find it hard to hold my peace. Halfway between sleep and

Be Imitators of God

Morning Let your speech always be with grace. A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold is a wise rebuker to an obedient ear. • Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that

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