Hope for the Hurting
In our times of difficulty, we often want to know why we are suffering, or have someone to blame. I believe more damage is done by trying to place blame rather than looking for the good to come out of our storms.
We are all ministers in our sphere of influence. Ministry can be hard. Jesus’s ministry was hard. What do you do when you face the hard side of ministry?
Have you ever come to the end of your strength? When you could no longer take charge? See what Dr. Bengtson has to say from her own experience.
To everything there is a season, a time to live and a time to die. While we live, we have to choose what we will draw on for our strength and life support. What is your life support today?
No-one likes to go through storms. We know God can turn any storm into something good. Yet we rarely consider how our storm may impact others for their good. Read along to see how God did this very thing in a real-life example.
Difficult times can skew our thoughts, beliefs, and actions. Sometimes we’re tempted to think our prayers aren’t as effective as others. But God desires us to pursue a relationship with Him for ourselves.
In the rear-view mirror, I see from my past journeys that wherever God wanted me to travel with Him, He has always made a path where I could see none. He reminds us in Isaiah 43:19 that He is doing a new thing. Before you will see the masterpiece He is creating in your life, you must be obedient to the thing He has called you to today.
It’s hard to know how to help a depressed loved one, especially if you’ve never been depressed. Dr. Bengtson gives practical tips on how to help a depressed loved one.
More people suffer with depression during this time of year than any other. Having expectations of others is a fast track to the holiday blues.
A woman who had every justifiable reason to complain instead modeled the epitome of faith, persistence, and Christ-like love.