Suffering

Jun 27

Human Cruelty and the Compassion of God by Grace Pike

Series: The Lord and Literature

This summer, I finally decided to open a book my mom gifted me last year called Where the Crawdads Sing. Since it is one of the best-selling books of all time and has a theater debut in July, it went from the bottom of my bookshelf to the top of my summer fiction reading list. […]

May 3

Confessions of a Sometimes Restless Insomniac by Scott Sauls

Because the world is quiet in the middle of the night without the usual distractions of checklists, schedules, deadlines, meetings, interruptions, screens, and iThings, I also find myself wrestling with an inner dis-equilibrium in relation to God.

Apr 12

Go to Funerals by Michael Lyons

When we take our membership vows, we are not joining a hobby or a club. We join a body. A body needs all its members—especially at a funeral.

Mar 8

A Different Kind Of Pain: Three Lessons I Learned As A Father Through Miscarriage by Foster Toft

Jesus Christ cares for my child more than I ever could on this side of grace. Knowing the character of God, I can know that one day I will see Jerusalem again.

Feb 23

A Godly Life in Christ: Suffering with Jesus by Drake Burrows

For Paul, these words were not mere suggestions or passing remarks. He knew the reality which they signified all too well. For he had suffered much for the sake of Christ – sleepless nights, shipwrecks, famine, persecution… but that was for another letter.

Jul 19

Lament For The Man In The Mugshot by Allyson Todd

If our eyes are fixed forward on the promise of eternity, we can both mourn and have hope.

Mar 12

Suffering By Grace by David Prince

The worst injustice and most significant suffering in the history of the cosmos is Jesus the Christ being crucified.

Aug 27

Won Kwak on Difficult Things in Life by Won S. Kwak

Series: Conversations

What difficult thing in your life has taught you the most?

Aug 7

Forever Transforms Today by David Prince

When suffering is faith-filled suffering for Christ’s sake, the suffering is transformed for God-glorifying good.

Aug 6

A Surprising Command for Suffering Saints by Michael Abraham

Many of us, however, find great joy when our trials are over. James reminds us to find joy in our trials.