Why Does God Allow Pain?

Sometimes things happen in our lives that we don’t understand. We know God is all-powerful and all-loving, so why would he allow the death of a loved one, or of a marriage? Why would he allow a worldwide pandemic or … Continued

Guest Post about White Privilege and Systemic Racism by Author James Watkins

My memories of riding to Florida in the back of my grandfather’s Buick included the shock of seeing unpainted houses overflowing with poorly-dressed children, their bare feet painted red with Georgia clay. Growing up white in a segregated neighborhood and … Continued

As Pure Gold #21

Do you think of trials and tragedies as punishment? Like when people treat you wrong or accidents happen? When tempted to be angry at God for things he allows, think of what Joseph went through, (Gen. 37-50). His brothers sold him … Continued

Through the Valley

posted in: song, Trust | 3

     In a Christian’s spiritual walk, it is not unusual to go through a dark valley now and then. In fact, we need to as part of our growth. Whether this valley is grief, discouragement, illness, or some tragedy, … Continued

Trusting God in Darkness (#7 in Trusting God series)

Have you ever felt forsaken in darkness?                                                                   … Continued

We Can Assassinate Our Obstacles!

We’ve all had problems in our lives which may have tempted us to give up on our dreams, or even give up on a calling to which we used to feel sure God had called us. Many times, when I’ve … Continued

Who Is Jesus Christ to You?

posted in: Prayer | 0

Who is Jesus Christ to you? To many he is just a man who lived 2000 years ago, who did and said many good things, then unfortunately was killed on a Roman Cross. To others, he is nothing at all—they … Continued

Patches of Fog

posted in: Depression | 3

  Welcome to my first blog post on my newly revised website. I’ve been  experiencing computer trials lately. It almost seemed an unseen enemy was trying to prevent any progress on my website or emails or any writing. Thanks to … Continued

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