The biggest questions in the world matter for our everyday lives more than we often realize. For instance, how you understand time, space, and God will affect what makes you laugh.
After nearly two years of battling lymphoma, my friend asked to return home from the hospital and died two days later. I had prayed countless times for God to grant remission of the cancer. My family had prayed. Gary’s wife and family prayed. Our church family prayed. We all believed that God would be most…Continue reading Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayers?
Advent is a season of waiting with hope. But what is hope? What makes hope explicitly a Christian thing to do? And what’s so important about hope? It’s easy to use the word hope the way the world does: to mean a desire or a wishful expectation, but not a certainty. One might say, “I’m…Continue reading 3 Things to Know about Hope: A Christian Reflection