In the Dark Night Remember God

From time to time we all go through trials in which God’s face is hidden from us. Our prayers seem to go unanswered. God’s comfort is absent. Discouragement, worry, or exhaustion press in on us. We may lose heart completely. This is called the Dark Night of the Soul. The Dark Night of the Soul…

A Prayer for Pastors (And Anyone who Ministers to Others)

What do you feel after you put yourself out there to minster to others? Many people struggle with self-doubt or self-criticism. Pastors may wonder if they preached a good sermon. Small group leaders may question their effectiveness. Counselors and caregivers feel might feel unsure they said the right thing. Anyone who serves others is likely…

Jesus is Enough for Me!

“Jesus is enough for me!”  Do you believe this? Probably you would say that you do. When you list out your life priorities I can imagine that you write “Love God” or “Follow Jesus Christ” at the top of your list. My question for you is: Have you organized your whole life around being devoted to…