The Discipline of Trauma

When I reflect back on so many traumatic events in my life, I recall the pain and hurt. In the middle of those events, sometimes I wondered what God was doing. Yet when I look at my life today, I know those events helped to shape who I am. My faith is deeper for having […]

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Between Fear and Faith

God has laid out a plan for your life, a journey that will lead you to “a land flowing with milk and honey (Num. 14:8).” With each new step, he asks us to follow him in faith. The challenge is to not do what the Israelites did and take your eyes off God, to not let fear take hold of you.

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Haves and Have Nots

In Matthew 13-1-23, Jesus tells the parable of the sower then explains the parable to his disciples. In between the telling of the parable and the explanation, Jesus said, “For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be […]

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