It was really special to celebrate the resurrection here while doing ministry, keeping at the forefront of my mind the beauty of the redemption and transformation we have in Christ. The hope and life we have in Christ is unmatched and unattainable through any other outlet or option we might find in this life. ThisContinue reading “Because of Christ”
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I guest wrote this blog post for Wings of Refuge. Wings of Refuge is a nonprofit in Iowa that serves women who have been commercially sexually exploited. I imagine most people will agree with me when I say that we all hate pain. We don’t think fondly of it, wish for it, or enjoy it. Our teamContinue reading “Nerve Damage”
The Hard Questions: A God Who is Present in Pain, Loss, and Unanswered Prayer
Maybe it’s not that our prayers are unanswered. Maybe it’s that our God, our Deliverer, is making us more like His son. Maybe we can’t fully minister to a broken world unless we have been broken, maybe we can’t heal the wounded until we have needed healing, and maybe we can’t point the lost to a Deliverer if we have not yet needed deliverance.