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Things to know about 18-29 yr. olds

The Patient Wife

I should really title this post, The Wife Who Cries, because that’s who I was the other day as hot tears ran down my face. My circumstances...

10 Ways We Unknowingly Hurt Women in Our Church

10 Ways We Unknowingly Hurt Women in Our Church - Great for a ministry team discussion! From Women's Ministry Toolbox.

What Strong People Do

Some people say I'm too soft but it allows me to love deeply and want to see the good in everyone. But it also means I feel everything, the good and the bad, to my very soul.

"God felt more abandoned by God than you or I ever will. Jesus cries 'My God my God why have you forsaken me?' (Matthew 27:46). Because of the death of Jesus on the cross we will never experience the same abandonment that he experienced in that moment. We may experience Judas-like betrayal even (or especially) by the church. Most people who struggle to believe God is good have been deeply hurt by the church. And the church has not necessarily been the most helpful in that kind of hurt…

Be mindful too that you cannot take words back. Once you have hurt someone, you may forget but they may not.