Trusting in Jesus When Life Hurts

When life hurts, and I mean, really hurts, our faith in Jesus sometimes hurts too. It’s hard to have faith when life hurts. Harder, I think, then when life is going our way. When we are realizing our dreams, when relationships are thriving, when finances are flowing, and the stars are aligning, having faith in God […]

Believing in the God of Eternal Conscious Love

The debate over hell has been renewed over the past decade in the Evangelical world due at least partially to celebrity pastor Rob Bell’s book Love Wins, in which he makes a case for postmortem salvation—that people can choose Christ even after they die. Bell makes a case for universalism, the belief that all people, regardless of […]

A Crucible to Call our Own

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s martyrdom. The crucible in which Bonhoeffer lived and died—Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World War Two—has been seen, up until now, as the greatest existential threat humanity has faced in modern times. Now, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have entered into another global existential crisis of historic […]

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