Topic: Trials

made under pressure

‘Made Under Pressure’: Staying Strong Under Trial

“Made Under Pressure” is a t-shirt slogan I remember seeing on a recent gym trip. Unsurprisingly, it’s a shirt made by Nike, the company that forged the can-do creed, “Just Do It.” From a physical standpoint, muscles in the arms and legs are made under the pressure of physical weights, […]


Three Tests God Ordains for His People

Tests are not for the sake of the teacher, but for the benefit of the student. As a teacher, I don’t ask test questions because I need to know the answers. I ask questions because my students need to know the answers. Likewise, God ordains tests for us, not for […]

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Key Connections (August 2, 2017)

The Spiritual Power of Giving Thanks  (Kevin Halloran, Anchored in Christ) Something usually fills the void in our souls when thankfulness is absent…Thankfulness is a spiritual discipline to develop in good times and bad. A redwood tree never grows overnight; it grows slowly: day by day, year by year. Here are […]