Building Hope When We Feel Hopeless

Are you feeling the need for hope? I sure am. The pandemic, protests, and generational pain from ignored racial injustice have given rise to anger and uncertainty. The incessant machinery of news & social media amplifies this into outrage and anxiety.  After four months of COVID-19 with no end in sight, we’re starting to realize […]

Don’t you worry. God is working it out.

This post is for just some of you. If you’re sailing along with everything working in your life, go ahead and skip this one. I’m glad for you. Really, I am! This post, however, probably won’t be helpful to you. Instead, let me recommend this for you. Now, the rest of you? This post is […]

Weekend Wisdom / When Your Plans Failing is the Best Thing For You

You don’t have to get your way. Did you know that? When it seems like your plans are falling apart when you’re in the middle of uncomfortable circumstances that are out of your control, have you considered that maybe–just maybe–your mess is exactly what God needs to bring about something new in your life? This […]

Need Hope? Avoid These 3 Sources of Empty Hope.

So, you’re feeling in desperate need of hope?  You just finished reading my last post about how important hope is (not having it might kill you!) and you’re ready to find some. This is an important search.  Having hope is necessary for getting up in the morning and moving your life forward. When we’re in […]

Warning: Without Hope You Won’t Grow

There’s one quality that you must have if you’re going to grow. Without it your emotions will turn dark and heavy. Your spiritual life will become dry and ineffective. Even your body will begin to show signs of wear. This quality is a fundamental building bock for faith. It’s necessary for an intentional life. Quite […]