Suffering is a topic none of us likes to address. Why do we suffer? Why doesn’t God just take the pain away? How can God allow suffering? Will the suffering ever end? Throughout the Old and New Testaments, we can clearly see the purpose and rewards of suffering. Many people try to make a… Continue reading Suffering in Hope
I was 18 years old, had just graduated from college with my BA, and was ready to take on the world. Finding a job was going to be easy. I mean, who wouldn’t want someone who was enthusiastic and could work hard? Right? Um, no. You can keep reading this article by clicking on the… Continue reading Three Things I Learned From Not Getting a Job
The other day I saw an ad that was so true it made me laugh. Usually I think of ads as so exaggerated that I don’t believe any of them. I mean, when I see things like this I usually ignore them because their claims are so preposterous! “Get 4 Disney movies for $1!” “Never… Continue reading God Wants to Hear from You!
You and I were created in the image of God. It seems like a simple statement. It’s one we take for granted and often ignore. But what does it truly mean to be created in the image of God, Imago Dei? First of all, it means that God created us like Him. He created a… Continue reading Imago Dei
In America in the year 2017, we can have almost everything the moment we decide we want it (or pretty close). Take cooking, for starters (a job that used to take hours over an open fire or wood stove): we now have instant meals that take only seconds, as well as instant coffee. Instead of… Continue reading Instant Post
I was babysitting for a neighbor the other day and forgot to take a book. The kids were in bed, the dishes were clean, and so I decided to look through at the bookshelves in their living room in hopes of finding something to read. I ended up with The Prepper’s Handbook. Not really my… Continue reading The Prepper’s Handbook [Not a book review]
Cross Reference. The phrase makes some cringe with fear. The same phrase can thrill others with excitement. Some--like me--cower when they hear that they are about to discover new cross references. Sarah, on the other hand, believes that cross references are one of the most important tools to studying the Bible. And she's right! Here's… Continue reading Cross References