Suffering Category

“Everything Happens for a Reason” – True or False?

People are divided about whether or not “everything happens for a reason”, including Christians. Some see every moment of life as part of God’s divine plan, others see much of life as random happenings. Further still, some understand life to not only be part of a plan from God but also with a specific purpose […]

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Take Life One Day at a Time

Life tends to move in seasons. Some seasons are filled with joy, like the honeymoon of newlyweds or the birth of a child. Some are filled with adventure, like a trip across the world or the start of a new career. And some are filled with pain, like the loss of a loved one or […]

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When Hurting People Speak Wind

Disclaimer – I write “Leadership Moments” for the volunteers at my church who work in the youth ministry. Each Leadership Moment is meant to equip the everyday youth worker with the knowledge and skills they need to disciple teens as best as they can. Because these articles are for people I know personally and meant […]

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The Gift of Suffering

The Bible is jam-packed with stuff that makes absolutely no sense the first time you read it. Such was the case when I sat down with my Bible this morning, opened up to Philippians 1. [27] Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and […]

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