Articles By Guest Bloggers
Delivered from Evil: How England’s Darkest Hour Became its Finest, by David Hay
Monday January 8, 2018pain & suffering • prayer •
Had the events of May 1940, particularly those recounted in ‘Darkest Hour,’ turned out differently, the entire world might well have endured a darkness such as never seen before in the history of mankind. Perhaps the May 26th, 1940, National Day of Prayer deserves more than a few silent prayers of thanks and certainly, at very least, an honorable mention by Hollywood.
Listening to Emotions—and Learning Love, by Daniel Bush
Thursday January 4, 2018christian life •
Another Christmas and New Year are in the books, and soon the decorations will be repacked in basement boxes, the tree taken down, and the last leftovers devoured.
God’s Love in the Midst of Our Darkness (An Advent Devotional), by Daniel Bush
Thursday December 21, 2017incarnation •
Perhaps you’ve never thought of it quite this way before: Our display of colors and lights, illuminating the night, echoes the display of God’s merciful heart, breaking into the night of souls and arousing them from their slumber by the light of truth (Jn 1:4–5). This is what Advent prepares us to hear.
Broken Homes in the Bible, by Richard Pratt
Tuesday November 21, 2017christian life • family • marriage • pain & suffering • parenting •
Unless you live in complete isolation, you have seen a broken home. Maybe it’s the family of a friend or a relative; maybe it’s your own home. Families fall apart in ways that are short-lived and lifelong, hidden from view and out there for everyone to see. But no family is “fine,” “without problems,” or “great” until someone destroys it. Every home is broken from the day it begins.
The Night Jesus Found Me Hiding in a Mack Truck, by Chad Bird
Saturday November 18, 2017christian life • pain & suffering •
His voice and our voices blend into a univocal prayer before the Father’s throne. And we are heard.
How God’s Grace Frees Us to Take a Risk, by Dan Bush
Thursday October 19, 2017christian life •
The gospel does deal with guilt, but at a deeper level. It’s liberating us from fear. And it’s doing so for one wild and crazy reason: so that we will be willing to risk trusting him.
Natural Born Rebel, by Tom Sloan
Thursday October 12, 2017christian life •
As a teenage son of fundamentalist missionaries, I had a big problem with authority.
Looking for a Stronger Hope, by John Eldredge
Saturday October 7, 2017christian life •
Scripture names hope as one of the Three Great Forces of human existence: Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love. (1 Corinthians 13:13 nlt)