Do you want more courage to face the things that threaten you? Do you want to live victoriously? Do you want to feel better equipped for the battle of the mind? If so, listen in.
Why is there so much evil and suffering if there is a benevolent being? [Video]
It’s a huge question. Perhaps the biggest: Why is there so much evil and suffering if there is a benevolent being? This was one of
Asking God to establish your plans [Sermon]
Welcome to a new year, to a new decade, and to the next chapter of your life! At this time of year, a lot of
Help When It Hurts (summary video, links)
Here’s a video that summarizes my 3-part teaching series called “Help When It Hurts.” It includes the rationale for the series (hint: hurt is a
How Having a Purpose Helps With the Pain: “Help When It Hurts” – Part 2 [Podcast]
Worries, broken relationships, illness, financial hardship, a pain from your past that never seems to go away. Yup, life can hurt. Right now I’m leading
Does Atheism Require Blind Faith?
Some people think atheism has a monopoly on reason and science, and that only religion requires “blind faith.” This post says Not So Fast, and explores how there is more to the pursuit of truth than what first meets the eye.
What Makes People Happy?
What makes people happy? Presents? A thank you? A big bag of potato chips with zero calories? The answer will be different for different people. A
Should We Care For Some People More Than Others?
With the exception of the odd Ebenezer Scrooge, most of us agree we should care for others. But is there an order? A “priority sequence”? With
Preparing for Thanksgiving (In A Culture of “More! More! More!”)
“One day, a few days after the liberation, I walked through the country past flowering meadows, for miles and miles, toward the market town near
Is Anxiety Taking Over Society? Or You?
Have you been hijacked by anxiety? Or someone you care about? An unwelcome terrorist comes and goes playing with your peace? For those who know
What To Do When Someone Judges You For No Good Reason
Don’t sweat it. They’re not your judge. “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever follows crooked ways will be exposed.” (Proverbs 10:9) Victory is tied
If You’re Raising Girls, Don’t Make This Mistake
I’ve been doing a lot of reading on parenting these days. Makes sense—not only do I care about families, but I’m a dad to 3
Got Doubt? Doubt Faithfully
Ever feel like an outsider because you have had some doubts? In your faith? As if everyone else has seen Jesus personally and therefore exudes
Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does a good God allow suffering? Harold Kushner asked these questions especially after his son was
The Problem With Christmas (and the promise)
“We should get out of Christmas.” That’s what a very devout friend of mine recently said. She meant that we should just stop the whole