Hope for the Hurting
Trust God. We hear those words often and see them plastered all over on social media. Maybe you’ve even given them as advice to others. But, do you really know how to trust God, especially with your decision-making? Does your life show it when the hard times come? Kristine Brown shares with us 3 ways she learned to trust God with her decision making, and mean it.
Are you stuck in the mode of self-protection that leaves no room for faith in God? The reality is, we’re powerless to protect ourselves. What we need is a sure protector. Are you ready to let down the protective walls and trust God more fully? God knows us and longs for us to have a deeper trust walk with Him. Read more for how to open your heart to trust Him more.
Can the trajectory we want for our children be sabotaged? Could it be that our children, who seemed to have a strong foundation in Christ, decide to find a different path? There is a solution! Read more as Lee Ann Mancini shares what you can do now so that your children can stand strong in faith, hope and love even in the midst of the evils of this world.
We’ve trained them up in the way they should go. But, as parents, we feel it when our children stumble and make a painful decision. What happens when they make choices you might not make or take a path that lacks wisdom? Read more for how to stand on the word, place our children in the Father’s care and trust God with them.
Our words are powerful. Words spoken in careless ways can cause damage for decades to come. When words hurt your feelings and bring crushing pain, how do you forgive?
The enemy lies to us to convince us we need to be perfect to receive the love and acceptance of God and others. The truth is we’re not perfect and will never be. God knew that and made a way for us. Read more as I share how to say no to the lies and refute them with truth from God’s word.
My family and I have walked through crisis after crisis over the years. Cancer diagnosis, near-death experiences, and the loss of loved ones to name a few. At times, a new crisis would arrive before the previous one ended. Through it all, we learned how to stand on God’s truth in times of crisis. Read through for 6 truths to stand on in times of crisis.
When we don’t know what else to do, trusting God is the most important thing we can do. But how do we exhibit trust in God? What do we do when we do not have the answers? Even when we do not have the answers, we have access to the One who does.
You may not be in an abusive relationship, but I guarantee you know people who are. The actual numbers of women who at some point in their lives experience stalking, rape, and/or physical abuse is astounding, and they are no different in the church. Charlene Quint, an attorney and domestic abuse survivor, shares about what domestic abuse is and addresses common myths and misperceptions and frequently asked questions.
The storms of life. We all have them—whether they are literal storms like hurricanes, or figurative storms like relationship difficulties, or health crises, or financial woes. The Bible warns us that the storms, the trials, will come. No one is exempt. But, it’s good to be reminded that God can use even our storms for good.