The Lie of “My Best Life Now”

The groaning of this world (Romans 8:22) wasn’t going to instantly change because Jesus was now my Savior and Lord. That’s the promise ONE day, not TOday. While the circumstances of my life were not categorically changing and improving – my hope and my help had. I now had a Friend, a Strength, a Shepherd and an Advocate. He was what I really needed.

How Paul Crushes the Prosperity Gospel in Three Verses

Many of us have had times in our life where everything seems to go wrong at the same time.  Every choice you make is the wrong one.  You can't seem to make enough money to pay all the bills.  You lose a loved one.  All within a month.  The world is closing in around you. … Continue reading How Paul Crushes the Prosperity Gospel in Three Verses

A Comfort That’s Bigger Than Pain

Suffering.  Pain.  Heartbreak.  Fear.  Sickness.  Worry.  Death. All these words carry with them a complete uneasiness.  There are few, if any of us who would wish any of these things on another human being.  However, these horrible words will one day sweep over us like a tidal wave, washing away the resolution of our spirit… Continue reading A Comfort That’s Bigger Than Pain