Is Your Soul at Peace?

Yesterday, I was driving to the store after church, and I drove past a church whose billboard read, “Is it well with your soul?” The question stirred my spirit and figuratively stopped me in my tracks because we always hear people in church say, “It is well with soul,” but we rarely hear them raise the question. This is profound to me because many people want to know how to hear from God, and … [Read more...]

What My Son’s Special Needs Teach Me about Spiritual Discernment

“Those who are unspiritual do not receive the gifts of God’s Spirit, for they are foolishness to them, and they are unable to understand them because they are spiritually discerned” 1 Corinthians 2:14 (NRSV). My son has special needs. However, when I say “special needs,” I don’t mean he’s been diagnosed with anything. He just has special needs. For example, my son is a very picky eater. He … [Read more...]