How God’s Justice is a Painful Mercy

How God’s Justice is a Painful Mercy

The judgment of God is a controversial topic, controversial mostly because it appears harsh, even unfair, and so, unworthy of the picture of God we carry in our minds. The inconsistency between our picture of a loving and merciful God and what we learn from Scripture...
Hope in the Midst of Darkness

Hope in the Midst of Darkness

I have a prediction for young people today, for high school and college students, graduates and young professionals. It’s not much of a prediction. You don’t need a government grant to demonstrate it. Dark days are coming. But that’s an easy prediction because life is...
The Christmas Season: Peace, Joy, and Blessing?

The Christmas Season: Peace, Joy, and Blessing?

If you’ve watched the news, read the headlines, or scrolled through your social media feeds, you know this world is full of pain. And you’ve probably asked yourself, as I have, what do we do with all of this suffering and strife when Christmas is supposed to be a...