It was a convergence of questions. One person asked me if I would teach about trusting God — that, they said, was what they really needed to learn. Another person texted me with a litany of woes, asking me why things always get harder just when they were trying to make them better. One person … Continue reading How Do I Trust God In Times Of Turmoil?
Jesus says, “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” But… ISIS thugs wage their ghastly campaign of fear and domination, and Syria bleeds. Russia grumbles and schemes of war, and Ukraine burns. Boko Haram spills rivers of blood in the cause of jihad, and Nigeria weeps. And yet Jesus says, “Do not let your hearts … Continue reading Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled (A Meditation on John 14:1-14)
“Cast all your anxiety upon [God], because He cares for you.” (I Peter 5:7)Words that are worth learning, easy to repeat, but difficult to apply. I’ll confess, I have my own seasons of anxiety, doubt, and fear. I have seasons in which my mind circles about in rumination. I’ll wager that you’ve had those times … Continue reading Dealing with Anxiety and Worry