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My Life is Full of Suffering – Am I Cursed?

How often do we hear of someone who just seems to have everything going wrong in their lives? They suffer loss, they have physical ailments, they are deeply distressed and their life seems to be going nowhere.  Sometimes when we are that suffering person, we may begin to wonder, what did I do to deserve […]

Jesus Died For You! Are You Dying For Him?

Most Christians will tell you that once you are called to Christ, it means you are called to be “footstep followers of Jesus.”  While this description is easily given, it is not so easily explained.  How can we walk in his footsteps as a disciple when we are really nothing like him?  He was perfect, […]

How Do You Handle Being Uprooted in Your Life?

Being uprooted can mean a lot of different things.  It can be the onset of a disease or disability, the loss of a job or loved one or experiencing a difficult trauma.  Maybe it is a change of location – a physical move or perhaps an emotional jolt that makes us reset our thinking. Being […]

Do Our Prayers Change God’s Mind?

One of the very basic tenets of Christianity is the belief that God does not change. We see him as omnipotent, above the fray and the embodiment of clear vision and intention. As such we believe that when God’s plan has been put in motion it is a universally unstoppable force. Enter the concept of […]

How Do You Deal With Toxic People in Your Life?

Sometimes we have people in our lives who seem to create difficulty wherever they go. This can be for a variety of reasons including the fact that WE could be actually attracting such folks into our experiences. For now, let’s assume there are some people who simply live unhappy and unfulfilled lives. In their search […]

Contradictions (Part VI): Do the Accounts of Jesus’ Life Contradict Themselves?

This continues our series on Bible Contradictions.  The life of Jesus as a man on earth was filled with wonder, teaching and miracles.  His obedience to his Father’s will was the centerpiece of his mission, as he came to pay the ransom price for Adam.  Critics say Jesus’ earthly life was also filled with contradictions.  […]

Contradictions (Part V): What Profound Secret Does Creation Reveal?

This continues our series on biblical contradictions.  Genesis is the first book of the Bible and its foundation.  It lays out for us the origin of the intricacies of our world, as well as the origins of the human race.  Morality is introduced, and this book takes us through the first few thousand years of […]

Contradictions (Part IV): Why So Many Contradictions Surrounding Jesus’ Resurrection?

This continues our series on biblical contradictions.  Ask any Christian and they will tell you one of the greatest – if not THE greatest – events in all of biblical history is the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.  We laud this event as the undeniable guarantee that God’s plan for the world’s salvation is […]

Contradictions (Part III): Does God Contradict Himself?

This continues our series on biblical contradictions.   See Part I and Part II for more.  We all need foundational principles to believe in and solid ground to stand on.   Human nature thrives where such a firm base can be found.  Achievement can flourish when there is unflinching belief, in a relationship, the science of […]

If I Slander and Gossip, What Does That Say About Me?

It is a sad thing to say, but slander and gossip are easy.  They are.  Whether by spoken word or social media interaction, we are set up to say things, write things and imply things about others without recourse.  For some reason we think it is okay to slam those we don’t like with twisted […]