Redemptive Suffering: There is a Purpose for Pain

Death with dignity

On November 1st, Brittany Maynard, 29, is going to die. If you haven’t heard her story, Brittany was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer shortly after her wedding. There is no hope for her recovery. As a result, she and her family moved to Oregon, which enacted the “Death with Dignity” law or medical-assisted euthanasia, so she could die on her terms. She chose November 1st for the date of her … [Read more...]

Angels Among Us

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Many people, including Christians, are very afraid at this time of year because of Halloween and what it’s come to represent. So, instead of focusing on demons or fallen angels and spirits, I want to shift our attention to angels and their role in the life of the believer. The Bible is filled with angelic encounters and information about angels. There is no way I can address everything in this … [Read more...]

5 Things Scarier Than Halloween

Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and it’s a time when many Christians find themselves divided. Many want to know if and how to participate in fall festivities without dishonoring their faith in Christ. As you can imagine, participating in Halloween-themed events presents a problem for many in the Body of Christ – even if those events are held by the church. Many things contribute to … [Read more...]