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Ep. 258 Suffering and Leadership, the Gifts You Need

Ep. 258 Suffering and Leadership, the Gifts You Need

Have you ever thought about how suffering is a leadership gift? Meaning, if you suffer without leading yourself through it, you may not suffer well. When a person is suffering, they must know how to lead themselves through it or become victims of their suffering.… Continue Reading …

You’re Only as Strong as That Which Provides the Most Hope

You're Only As Strong As That Which Provides the Most Hope

You’re only as strong as your hope, and if your main hope is not in Christ, you are not as strong as you should be. The way to know where you have placed your primary hope is by how you react to the difficulties and… Continue Reading …

Ep. 227 The Painful Problem of Letting Go of Something You Love

Ep. 227 The Painful Problem of Letting Go of Something You Love

Shows Main Idea – All of us love something. More than likely, you love many things. And you are keenly aware that nothing lasts forever except for God, His Word, and our souls. Loving people, places, and things are normal and healthy. The alternative is abnormal,… Continue Reading …

Surviving Suicide – When You’re Left Alone

Death. Look at that word. Say it out loud. There is nothing happy about the word. It is gray, dark, sad, and hopeless. It is unflinching and unyielding. It makes no apologies. It is the point of no return. It is the end of the… Continue Reading …

Abuse, Suffering, and Other Painful Disappointments

It takes grace, courage, faith, humility, patience, and a passion for wanting to grow in your walk with God. And though it’s a counterintuitive worldview, suffering is one of the primary means the Lord uses to mature us. Listen to the podcast You may want… Continue Reading …

Heaven Awaits While I Grieve Today

Hayden Palm met Jesus on November 7, 2017, at 11:05 in the morning. This bittersweet news caused two narratives to start running simultaneously in my mind. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: My Mother Died Last Night: A Few Thoughts After Life… Continue Reading …

From Despair to Hope – Grieving the Death of a Loved One

From Despair to Hope Grieving the Death of a Loved One

I have been pondering death the past few days–since my mother met Jesus last Thursday evening. My reflections have brought to mind the song Empty Chairs and Empty Tables, the sad farewell from Marius to his friends in the musical Les Miserables. Listen to the… Continue Reading …