Articles

Soothing the Suffering Soul with Christ's Comfort Don McMinn

 “Where have you been?” the mother demanded. The little girl replied, “On my way home, I met a friend who was crying because she had broken her doll.” “Oh,” said her mother, “then you stopped to help her fix the doll?” “Oh, no,” replied the little girl, “I stopped to help her cry.” Hurt is ...more

Buried Alive! A Parallel Lesson from God Tom Terry

The world was captivated by the rescue of the Chilean miners. There hasn't been such a risky and yet encouraging story in the news media for a long time. Here in Mongolia we were equally riveted to the tube, watching the rescue all night until the last man was brought out of the hole. The audience ...more

Healing Post-Abortion Syndrome Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nearly half of pregnancies among American women are unintended, and four in 10 of these are terminated by abortion. Twenty-two percent of all pregnancies (excluding miscarriages) end in abortion. At least half of American women will experience an unintended pregnancy by age 45, and at current rates, ...more

Hannah's Hurt of Barrenness: What is the Point of Suffering? Michele de Miranda

I’ve never been a fan of Winnie-the-Pooh. Or Tigger. Or Piglet. Tigger was always too spastic. Piglet too nervous. And Pooh, just too pooh. But Eeyore? He was my kind of guy with his tacked-on tail and gloomy outlook, “Why bother? What’s the point? It doesn’t matter anyway.” As a kid, I had a ...more

God the Rescuer: The Chilean Miners Jack Schull

All of you have seen the struggle, the perseverance, the prayers and the miraculous deliverance of these men from the jaws of death... The Chilean miners emerging from the depths of a cave that sealed their potential doom and was their den of danger for over 69 days!  You can read all about the ...more

Why Did God Allow the Killing of Old Testament Men and Women? John Piper

Many have asked the intriguing question, "Why was it right for God to slaughter women and children in the Old Testament? How can that ever be right?" It's right for God to slaughter women and children anytime he pleases. God gives life and he takes life. Everybody who dies, dies because God ...more

Have You Ever Felt Invisible? Julie Barrier

Do you remember the “Where’s Waldo” children's books? Little ones (and their curious parents) search in the sea of faces for one nerdy little guy in a red and white t-shirt just waiting to be discovered. Waldo is a picture of every one of us….a world full of people, just longing to stand out. A ...more

Spirituality for Smarties Dallas Willard

"Spirituality" is now an acceptable and even a stylish presence in our cultural life, including the university or college. It can come in the form of religion, in some traditionally recognized sense. Religion can be, though it need not be, practiced as a form of spirituality, but much of ...more

The Winds of Change Are Blowing! John Beeson

Do you like change?  Even those who are the most habit-driven and change averse people would welcome certain changes.  There are persistent habits we all desire to see changed in our lives, relationships we would love to have restored, and situations we wish were different. One of the easiest ...more

Alien Life on Other Planets and the Bible Tom Terry

There’s plenty of internet buzz around the discovery of a new planet, Gliese 581g, some 20 light years from Earth. The buzz started with speculation that the newly discovered rocky world, which orbits in the so called “habitable zone” around its star, may have conditions right for life to develop ...more