Do we really believe that God has Christians' good in mind whenever even the toughest afflictions may come into our lives? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

Charles Spurgeon: Help from his View of Affliction

See a previous post I wrote on the value of biographies here Have you struggled with adversity in your life? Have you often wondered how to properly view the trials and struggles you’ve encountered? I know I have.  What I want to share with you now is some of the thoughts from the life of Read more about Charles Spurgeon: Help from his View of Affliction[…]

Will we hear the words "well done" when we come to die? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God

As I write these first few words (originally on Saturday, 9/16/17), I just heard that Nabeel Qureshi has passed away at the age of 34 with complications due originally to stage 4 stomach cancer. I first heard the news through Justin Taylor’s site here. If you want a good overview of his life and some Read more about God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God[…]

Let's take the long-view perspective of our lives and of our trials by seeing them through biographies of others who have traveled our path (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
Would you accept such a proposal as Judson's? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

“Honey, We’re Engaged! Let’s Go Suffer & Die for Jesus!”-Adoniram Judson’s Letter to Ann Before Their Marriage

In my last post here I included Adoniram Judson’s letter to his father-in-law asking for Ann’s hand in marriage (you can also learn more about Judson himself and his missionary endeavors in my last post as well). Now I want us to look at Judson’s letter to Ann just a tad over a month before they Read more about “Honey, We’re Engaged! Let’s Go Suffer & Die for Jesus!”-Adoniram Judson’s Letter to Ann Before Their Marriage[…]

After Certain Hardships and Death Do We Part (Image Courtesy of pixabay.com)

Adoniram Judson’s astonishing letter to his father-in-law asking for his daughter’s hand in marriage

We named our son, Judson, after the missionary Adoniram Judson, and I am proud of that fact given what I am currently learning about Judson’s life. Judson lived from 1788-1850 and was a missionary to Burma for almost 40 years. His commitment to the cause of Christ was (is!) phenomenal, humbling, and inspiring.  Before he Read more about Adoniram Judson’s astonishing letter to his father-in-law asking for his daughter’s hand in marriage[…]

To which vocation are you called? How are you specifically gifted and "wired"? What are you passionate about? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
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