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How To Think about a God Who Permits Sin in Your Life

How to Think About a God Who Permits Sin In Your Life

How many ways are available from the Lord to help you grow up in Christ? Most folks would say things like the Bible, prayer, church, and close friends. They are correct. Those are four essential means of grace for maturing in Christlikeness. Here’s one more.… Continue Reading …

You Need To Budget the Expectation of Sin into Your Life

You Need to Budget the Expectation of Sin Into Your Life

One of the most natural things you will ever do is respond sinfully to the sin of another person. When you do this, it reveals a lot about how you think about yourself, the other person, and the Lord. Part of this problem is we… Continue Reading …

The Anniversary of the Worst Day of My Life

The Anniversary of the Worst Day of My Life

Knowing God through personal study and experiencing Him in the crucible of suffering are two radically different things. This autobiographical short story briefly walks you through the worst day of my life, the day I met the Lord in the crucible of suffering. Everything changed… Continue Reading …

Hope and Practical Help for Those Struggling with Depression

Hope and Practical Help for Those Struggling with Depression

Depression is a complicated problem that is the center of much debate. And though those arguments will always continue, there are a few things that you can do when struggling with depression. These practical suggestions will give you hope and will provide guidance for those… Continue Reading …

Being Honest about ADHD

Mailbag – Will you write about the differences between the secular view and biblical view of ADHD and depression? I would like to know if there are ever times when treating with medications are appropriate. I have multiple friends dealing with these issues. Thank you… Continue Reading …

I Am a Saved Legalist Who Struggles with Depression

How you answer this question will impact the quality of your life on earth. Do you believe God sends people to hell, or do you think hell is the result for people who reject God? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 187 Is Depression a Sin When Others Abuse You?

Shows Main Idea – The question that I’m posing in the title of this podcast has several layers, and it’s vital that you move slowly and think deeply about my response to this common struggle. If you understand this problem biblically, it will serve you… Continue Reading …

Three Mind Maps on How to Change Your Thought Life

If your life was put in three different file drawers that represented your past, present, and future, which of the file drawers drains the most joy out of your life? If there is a disruption of your contentment, it would indicate something has gone wrong… Continue Reading …

When Hope Drives You Insane

Where you place your hope will determine how you finish your journey. You will either live well or die hard, depending on what makes up your hopefulness. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want… Continue Reading …

Three Mind Maps to Move You from Despair to Joy

In my last article, I discussed how a proper understanding of our flesh-Spirit conflict and our new identity in Christ is necessary to maintain a joyful perseverance in life. In this article, I will address how these truths ministered to Mary–the fictional single mom briefly… Continue Reading …