Christian Sufferer, Your Lord Is Near

Christian Sufferer- Your Lord Is Near from Crossway on Vimeo. God Is Not Far When you’re suffering, you reach for comfort. You reach for hope. You reach for some reason to get up in the morning and fight again. You reach for something that won’t make your suffering...

Joy in Christ During a Busy Season

Everything about this season is meant to bring us joy. This joy is supposed to be evident in all we experience from Christmas decorations, the hustle and bustle in the malls, gift giving, celebrating with family and friends, TV and movie specials, and getting your...

How to Help Sufferers When You Don’t Know What to Say

My heart ached as I read her message. Her precious, unborn baby had passed away in miscarriage. She was devastated. She was in despair. Her empty arms longed to hold her baby she would never meet. I wanted to say something. I wanted to reply with words of grace and...

The Rule Of Love – Jonathan Leeman (2018)

Submission and authority are hot topics these days. Tragically, however, most people are not flocking to read about it, let alone embrace this important reality. Jonathan Leeman explores this subject in his book, The Rule of Love. The subtitle nicely captures the...

Keeping Jesus at the Center of the Season

Keeping Jesus at the Center of the Season I love Christmas but the weeks leading up to it are often the busiest and most demanding of the year. As a ministry wife, I can feel pressure to be involved in every church event. As a mom, I want to support my kids by...

A Willingness To Go Where the Lord Sovereignly Wills

The recent death of Christian Missionary John Allen Chau at the hands of the Sentinelese brought missions to the forefront of both secular and evangelical news outlets. Rather than adding to the chorus of articles calling into question his motives, dissecting his...

Three Ways to be Sure Your Encouragement is Effective

As a young believer, I recall very little Titus 2 discipleship taking place in my own life. I can remember sitting on a couch with another young mom, and she asked, “Where are the older women in our church? We need them.”  It was not until I was in my thirties that I...

Sadness and Hope in Christ Alone During Christmas

“I’m clinically depressed,” she said. One of my family members, who is a lifelong Christian, spoke these words to me one Christmas several years ago. I was surprised to hear her admission because she always seemed so joyful. She and I have been close since childhood....

Our Broken Tongue Points Us to Jesus

James is famous for his bold, convicting rebukes regarding the use of our tongue. But it is important to see that James’ discussion of the tongue is just one illustration of the many ways that we all offend God: "We all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not...

Don’t Let Suffering Silence Your Prayers

I called the nurse into the hospital room, “I think I felt her kick. Can we check?” A shadow passed over her face. Not many minutes prior, the doctor had told me, my husband, and the nurses that my yet-to-be-born, 42-week daughter had no heartbeat. The nurse gave me...

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