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Are trials worth it? – Part 1

January 14, 2022  - By Sujay Thomas

The command to count trials as “joy” may seem unrealistic and glib to us. But as James explains, this is only through a right “accounting” of suffering

3 W’s for the New Year

January 31, 2021  - By Karen Ann Monsy

If resolutions aren’t your cup of tea at the moment, how about reminders? Here are three to sustain you for the months ahead — no matter how rocky the road

Would you thank God for a tragedy?

September 20, 2020  - By Garrett Haley

It seems like a radical idea, but the life of Joseph demonstrates that the worst of times can actually be blessings in disguise

On eagles’ wings

July 3, 2020  - By Premilla Jacob

The Bible assures us that putting our hope in God will get us through the storms of life. Here are three reasons why that is not an empty promise

The speaking dead

May 22, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

A visit to a secluded graveyard is an unlikely place to find encouragement. And yet, the testimonies of those who went on before us have much to say today

Fixing our eyes on the unseen

May 6, 2020  - By Ethan Merck

When change is the only constant, where can we find rest for our souls and compensation for our inadequacies in the face of hardship and loss?

Christ the sure and steady anchor

December 19, 2019  - By Darren Stanly

The trials we endure in this life are not the end of the story — only a means to something much greater: the promised glory

Deliverance through affliction

December 4, 2019  - By Luke McMeans

Our natural response to suffering is frustration and anger, but God often uses these trials miraculously to show His steadfast love

The gift of the ‘even so’

November 3, 2019  - By Rebecca Moore

If the only certainty we know is death, then certainties are incredibly hard to bear — until Christ steps into the picture

Walking with the Shepherd (Part 2)

August 10, 2019  - By Premilla Jacob

Psalm 23 reacquaints us with a God who not only stays right by our side in adversity, but who is able to give us abundantly more than we could ask for

The purpose of suffering

June 5, 2019  - By Dr. Kevin Warstler

Instead of asking God why, take comfort in knowing that our Father — who is both sovereign and good — uses our trials to draw us closer to Him

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