I’m talking to more people who are questioning their faith and wondering what it means to have faith in God when it seems like the world is falling apart. What I’ve been learning is my faith isn’t based on what happens with COVID or the capitol, but in what Christ did for me - and … Continue reading What Is Faith?
2020 has been one of the most traumatic years in recent history. Our world has suffered terrible loss and upheaval that will take years to recover from. As we head into the week of Christmas, many of us are struggling to cling to the hope that it represents. One of the best ways to experience … Continue reading Reigniting Your Hope This Christmas
Ever since I was a kid, I've always loved Christmas. The tree. The decorations. Sitting by the fire on a cold winter night, sipping hot chocolate, watching a movie with family and friends. I look forward to it all year. But this year has been different. All of our plans came crashing to a halt … Continue reading 7 Helpful Tips to Celebrate Christmas During COVID-19
“Let your unfailing love surround us, LORD, for our hope is in you alone.” Psalm 33:22 (NLT) Back in September of last year, my seven-year-old son was diagnosed with acute liver failure, which means his liver stopped working and the doctors had no idea why. He was transferred to one of the leading hospitals in … Continue reading When You Feel Abandoned By God
“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” - Philippians 4:13 (NLT) It's no surprise that porn use is on the rise. Here are a few eye-opening statistics: 28,258 users are watching pornography every second. $3,075.64 is spent on porn every second on the Internet. 90% of teens and 96% of young … Continue reading 6 Steps To Help You Break Free From Pornography
Mental illness puts a lot of strain on a marriage. On the one hand it's painful to see the person you love most in the world struggle so badly. On the other hand, helping to care for your spouse's needs can be extraordinarily stressful and draining. As a pastor, I talk to many people on … Continue reading When Your Spouse Suffers From Mental Illness