How should Christians respond when faced with trial and difficulty? The easy answer is that we should call out to the Lord for deliverance, and we often comfort ourselves with pseudo-Biblical assurances about the response: "God won’t give you more than you can handle." But how does the Lord respond to just such an appeal from one of the most prominent prophets of the Old Testament?
A promise to care for the living.
I have the unique privilege of leading a fourth generation family business alongside my brothers and cousin. When people ask me how we make it work, I immediately quip, "a LOT of prayer!"
Words of encouragement to teachers as they return back to school for another academic year.
From the music that softly plays in the background, to the cross hanging off of my desk light or simply from the way I handle myself around them, I don’t have to mention Jesus or God – my students and those around me just know that my faith takes precedent over everything.
When I was 13, I learned what made my heart sing. It started with a simple calculation, one that, in sports-crazed small-town Northwest Iowa, seemed to make sense.