Help in Unbelief

You may not readily admit it, but you've been there with me. The ever-irksome foe named Doubt darkens your door of faith, casting a shadow over everything you have believed for much of your life. Paralyzed by the fear of what this might do to your relationship with God, and to top it off, your reputation with those... Continue Reading →

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The Sovereignty of God in History

I believe that God can and will bring good out of evil, even out of the greatest evil. For that purpose he needs men who make the best use of everything. I believe that God will give us all the strength we need to help us to resist in all time of distress. But he... Continue Reading →

Prayer Necessities

I have been thinking a lot about prayer lately. Last week I wrote about the difficulty of unanswered prayers, and how they become for our good in many ways. Today I turn to the simple concept of prayer itself, and making adequate time for it in our lives. “I have so much to do that... Continue Reading →

Where Females Should Lead

Recently our life group was having some discussion about leadership in the workplace. We watched a few testimonial videos of business owners who try to implement working to the glory of God into their workplaces, and leading their people well. During our time talking about how these spiritual matters find their way into our practical... Continue Reading →

What Submission is Not

A common, but often quiet difficulty in the Christian life is discerning how to have an appropriate response when faced with difficult circumstances or afflictions. When we read Scripture, we may sometimes get the sense that submitting to God's will in light of persecution came easy to apostles like Paul. But is this true?  We need... Continue Reading →

Weathering the Storm

As I sit at my desk and write this, looking out at the cold rain outside, I am reminded of the unraveling (in every sense of the word) election year. I make the correlation because they are similar in nature, evoking the same feelings. “It looks awfully dreary out there.” The election year is, in... Continue Reading →

His Help

The longer you live the life of faith, the more aware you have become of your need for grace. More grace. Grace to believe, fight, resist, act, and love. Jesus promises to be your help, but his help comes to those who come to him. It is tempting to look at what lies ahead of... Continue Reading →

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