Category: Spiritual Growth

Self-pity and the Betrayal of God

Self-pity is a sure sin, but how can we bring to God what our hearts are not yet convicted of? God shows us through the Prophet Jonah.

/ December 1, 2016

Faithfulness on the Hard Road Unchosen

Naomi provides an example of faithfulness in the midst of suffering and loss.

/ August 15, 2016

Keeping the Novelty of Suffering Fresh

We’ve all done it. We acknowledge another’s suffering. It truly aches our hearts. Maybe we even write it down in our prayer journals. But eventually, we continue to live our lives undisturbed. Worse, as our newsfeeds become saturated with bad news upon bad news,...

/ August 3, 2016

Loving Justice, Mercy, & “the Other”

How distinguishing a 1st person perspective from 2nd & 3rd person perspectives helps us to love "the Other" well.

/ May 9, 2016

The Night I Did Not Want God’s Pursuit

Life is a continual uphill battle, but what if you'd rather fall to the ground?

/ February 29, 2016

A 6-Month Old Husband’s Reflections

A new(b) husband shares 6 things he's been learning during his first 6 months of marriage.

/ February 8, 2016

Life in the Trenches

Many of us approach our sanctification from the perspective of a monk. How can we recover a Christ-centered sanctification for everyday life?

/ January 4, 2016

Sufficient Grace: How Much Is Enough?

The weary believer prays and asks for enough grace to get through the day, but how much is enough?

/ December 23, 2015

Abide in Christ

The command to abide in Christ is central to Christian discipleship. How do we obey what John 15 puts forward?

/ December 9, 2015