Apr 6

A Reflection on “The Sower’s Song” by Andrew Peterson by Grace Pike

His nail-pierced hand will wipe every tear from the eyes of his Bride. Our redeemed bodies will stand in the presence of the Prince of Peace, delighting in His majesty as death dies. Then the Sower of every flourishing promise will dwell with us for all eternity.

Mar 20

There is Something Better than Never Suffering by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

In the weakness of suffering, Christ will be your strength.

Jan 26

Considering Grief by Jeffrey Perry

My kids love stories, and honestly, I would argue that we all do. I remember around the age of ten, my dad would read a chapter of the Hardy Boys before bed. As my brothers and I listened, we would become engulfed in the story. However, as exciting as it was, there was always a […]

Oct 27

4 Keys to Healing from Betrayal by Grace Pike

Partnership in the gospel is a gift from God. Few passages in Scripture remind me of this more than reading of Paul’s goodbye to the Ephesian elders in Miletus in Acts 20:36-38: And when he had said these things, he knelt down and prayed with them all. And there was much weeping on the part of all; they embraced […]

Sep 9

More Than You Can Handle by Austin Dovin

Do not believe the lie that God will not give you more than you can handle. You will be severely disappointed or worse, miss out on a closer walk with Him

Aug 30

Though My Flesh May Fail: Reflections on Chronic Suffering from the Hospital Bed by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Amidst temptations to doubt, God continues to reveal His good purposes for me in my affliction. As I sit in my hospital bed today, three lessons stand out among the rest as reminders of the sovereignty of God’s grace and His goodness in my life.

Aug 17

A Gospel for the Broken by Grace Pike

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Believer, God’s plan for your life is better than anything you could have expected because what is broken will not only be restored but redeemed.

Jul 14

Remembering Gospel Truths Amidst Evil by Michael Nelson

Mass shootings are no longer rare events in our nation.  Many will remember the shootings at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, Virginia Technical University on April 7, 2007, Sandy Hook Elementary on December 14, 2012, or at Parkland High School only 4 years ago.  When these events occurred, there was shock among many […]

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.