Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer. – Romans 12:12 Rejoice. Endure. Persist. This section in its entirety is full of what feels like unattainable standards… “Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one anotherContinue reading “The Trouble with Comfortable Christianity”
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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.
A Call to Do Ministry Together as Seen in Philippians If there is one concept in ministry that is evident not only through scripture but in The Church as a whole today, it is that loneliness and a lack of community in one’s life can, at times be a debilitating factor as well as aContinue reading “Link Arms”