Jesus: Our Personal Savior

A common emotion or feeling you experience when you go through tragedy as a believer is abandonment. You feel abandoned because you wonder where was God when you had to go through the painful ordeal. Job felt abandoned by God after his children died and he lost everything he owned (Job 23-24). I will even go out on a limb to say Naomi probably felt abandoned by God when she lost her husband and … [Read more...]

Surrender Your Way into a Peaceful New Year

Happy New Year! Throw Up and Theology is entering its third year, and we are very grateful for our faithful readers and supporters. We look forward to some wonderful things this year. The New Year is a time when many resolve to become better people mentally, physically and spiritually. It’s also a great time to self-reflect. It’s beneficial to reflect on where you’ve been, what you’ve been … [Read more...]

Hope for the Holidays

“To provide for those who mourn in Zion—to give them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a faint spirit. They will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, to display his glory” Isaiah 61:3 (NRSV). In the last couple of weeks, I’ve emailed back-and-forth with a woman referred to me from the SUDEP Institute … [Read more...]