No doubt, not all four men had the same courage that night, but witnessing each other’s bravery and fortitude bound them together in a united mission to serve their fellow soldiers.
Know that you are not alone when you ask Why, and know that what you are looking for can be found in God’s amazing truth that’s not far away.
Pressures in our lives can build and pull us in different directions. These pressures pull against our sense of well-being, and anxiety begins to overwhelm us.
We think God will hear our heart’s cry if only we can sanitize it. But in the act of sanitization, we prove we do not trust him, as if he can only handle the sugar-coated prayers.
It’s all the study without the interruptions.
Every day can look different. Some weeks are full, others are slow and have more margin.
Christians cannot blame nominal believers as a way to avoid dealing with the very real and destructive contributions we have made to the Age of Outrage.
I see God as a people gentler. He’s all-powerful, and he could make us come to him, then force us to do whatever he says. God could easily crush us and punish us every time we step out of line. Instead, he loves us.
Eccentric Christianity is a new orbit where the self is displaced and God is found at the center of life.
The feeling of anger is just a feeling, neither good nor bad; it’s part of what it is to be human.