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[…]

If your pastor is doing all the work, then you're not following God's guidelines for a healthy church (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks

There is a common belief within many churches today, and it is this: “The pastor (or pastors) must do all or most of the work, otherwise, what are we paying him (them) for?” This notion, however, is not from the Bible, but is from the devil and will, if continually upheld, keep many of our Read more about The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks[…]

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)
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