Why Are You So Angry?

Not long ago I took my son, Zane, to the DMV so he could take his written permit test. He gets out of school at 3:40 p.m. It’s about a 10-15 minute drive from the High School to the DMV office. The DMV stops…

My Problem with the Phrase, “Everything Happens for a Reason”

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to reach out. However, in an effort to provide comfort and encouragement they sometimes create…

Don’t Forget to Weep

“When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it, saying, ‘If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.’” –Luke 19:41 & 42 At the tomb…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: Love Your Enemies!

It’s easy to love people of your own kind. We love the people who look like us, talk like us, act like us, believe like us. It’s easier to dislike, or even despise, those who are not like us, especially those who hurt us….

A Brief Message to the Worrier

I like church signs. I do. I must admit, however, that most of the time they’re downright corny and make you roll your eyes. Like: “God answers knee mail,” or “Stop, drop, and roll won’t work in hell,” or “Dairy Queen isn’t the only…