Rene Schlaepfer · March 20, 2011
The waiting place: everyone has to go there at some point! Whether we're waiting for a diagnosis, or a paycheck, or change in life, it can be hard to endure. Since waiting is inevitably part of our lives, how can we purposefully wait with hope, even in the darkest situations?
Rene Schlaepfer · March 13, 2011
One of the most desperate moments in Scripture is captured in Psalm 51. Written from a place of deep despair and brokenness over his sin, David pours out his heart to God. In your own life, what do you do when you know you've broken God's heart? When you realize that you're responsible for what's gone wrong, how can things be turned around?
Rene Schlaepfer · March 6, 2011
It's a hard fact to admit, but it's true: We're not really in control as much as we'd like to think. Yet often we think that if we don't keep the plates spinning, they're going to crash. And so we worry -- the exact thing that Jesus commands us not to do! How can our perspective change about who's in control? How can we learn to trust the One who is?
Mark Spurlock · February 27, 2011
When life gets dark, God can seem far away and silent. Sometimes, we honestly wonder if He's listening to our cries at all. Yet even in the darkest times, God is reassuringly there. This honest look at Psalm 6 delves into the very real times like this, when trusting God can be challenging -- yet it is the most vital thing we have.
Doug Valenzuela · January 23, 2011
When the miracle of salvation happens in someone's life, they become an entirely new creation by God's power. The old is gone, replaced by a new kind of life. So what happens next? What is the purpose for people who have been saved? And what does this mean for you?