God's Comfort

God's Comfort

You know what I want from God when everything is going wrong? Hugs. Explanations. Lightning bolts directed at certain people (just being honest).

You know what I don't want? A rod. Or a staff. 

Yet in Psalm 23 that's how David said God gave him comfort when he was dealing with difficult situations.

So, how can that help me when I deal with life's challenges?

Don't Get Mad. Or Even.

Don't Get Mad. Or Even.

I've been treated unjustly more than once in my life. I'm willing to bet you have as well.

In the midst of situations like that, don't you absolutely want God to take up your case? To make everything turn out right for you, and also, if it's not too much trouble God, to teach that jerk a lesson?

I think David has some insight to share for us that will help us lead spiritually healthier lives in the midst of these challenges...

It's All About Relationships (or How To Do Christianity Wrong and Make This World Worse Than It Already Is)

It's All About Relationships (or How To Do Christianity Wrong and Make This World Worse Than It Already Is)

Lately, I've come to a realization: that the primary way our world is broken is found in one primary area: relationships.

Where there is a lack of relationships, the void that exists causes great pain to people. 

Relationships are not always easy. It involves caring about other people and communicating.

I've had both negative and positive examples of this in my life lately. Lemme share a few with you...