Have you ever seen someone play favorites based on a person's appearance, bank account, employment, or some other factor—and you weren’t the chosen one? It’s not a good feeling. What is the difference between favoritism and God’s favor?Read More
Tragedies are riddles—and not the fun and amusing kind of riddles. Rather, they are painful and mind-boggling. Events happen without explanation and without any apparent reason. Here are three ways we see God’s love for his children and how he brings about good through suffering.Read More
“If I hadn’t gone through that particular door,” “If I had just kept walking,” “If I had been there only seconds before or after”—these are common expressions after what seem to be chance encounters or experiences. Yet, did they happen because of chance or God’s sovereignty?Read More
Someone once said, “Don’t let the opinion of one or two people decide what you think about yourself.” When it comes to rejection, it’s pretty safe to say that no one wants to experience it. Yet, instead of being the end, rejection can be the beginning of hope.Read More
Natural disasters and the destruction they produce—especially to human life and to property—bring to mind our desire to explain both cause and effect. Normally, there are two choices: chance or God. What is the reason or motive behind these destructive storms, floods, and fires?
As we look out across our broken world and society—and at the storm and turmoil within our very own hearts—we need God's just and universal King to come and establish his rule. Here are three things the prophet Isaiah tells us about Jesus' reign that every person needs to know.Read More