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Bible Q&A: What Should I Do If I Am Doubting the Goodness of God?

Question: I think I’m a Christian. I prayed for forgiveness many times. I believe Jesus is the anointed Christ. I’ve repented from “evil,” turned toward Christ, and asked for the Holy Spirit. I accepted his law as good and holy and read many passages from the Bible. I’m not holding on to […]

A Sacrifice of Praise

My daughter is almost five (going on 15), and one morning, in between bites of sugary cereal, she sang with one hand in the air and the other cradling her spoon. I asked her what she was doing. “I’m praising God, Mama.” Then, in a huff of overly dramatized exhaustion, […]

Pain Will Not Have the Final Word

Pain has taken its toll on me—physically, emotionally, and mentally. The damage isn’t always visible on my face or in my words, but it’s always there, tempting me to view everything through the lens of an aching heart and a weary spirit. No one lives this life untouched. We all […]
Key Connections

Key Connections (March 16, 2018)

Amy Carmichael’s Secret to Fighting Discouragement (Eliza Thomas, International Mission Board) Much attention is given in Christian circles to the critical role Scripture and fellowship play in sustaining ministry, and Amy affirmed the importance of both those things. But it’s her deep and abiding appreciation for beauty that enlivens her work […]
Saint Patrick

Three Reasons We Should Care About Saint Patrick

“We make too little of you, Lord, too often,” my coworker prayed. Our staff had been reading The Ten Commandments, and Exodus 20:7 had prompted his prayer: “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes […]
God works

God Works Through Courageous People in Dark Places

Video Transcript: God works directly, but he also uses means. He restrains evil in this world through people who are positioned in dangerous and strategic places. God used Hushai, who had the courage to sign up for this dangerous mission that took him to the heart of Absalom’s palace. Thank […]