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Trials

Was Blind But Now I See

If there is one thing I’ve learned during this trial, it’s that all the things of the world don’t matter. At scary as the past few months have been, I’m full of gratitude. This time has forced me to evaluate my life, get rid…

July 31, 2016

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Yesterday at church a woman raised her hand and said, “I have always had an easy time feeling close to Jesus, He loves us and died for us, and He understands pain and suffering and helps us through it. But I have had a…

October 13, 2014

4 Ways to Deal With Doubts As You Grow Your Faith

When the world confronts us with new ideas about morality, the family, and God, how can we be sure that what we believe is true and will lead to our happiness? Perhaps more importantly, how can we hold on to the truth we have…

September 22, 2014

One Important Lesson the Old Testament is Trying to Teach You

Am I the only one who reads the story of the people of Moses and thinks, why did they have to spend those wasted years in the wilderness?? Hadn’t they been through enough already, first as slaves, and then to leave everything they’d ever…

April 28, 2014

Going Through a Tough Time? Why That Might Be the Best Thing For You

I’ll start by making it clear that I’m not a professional photographer. However a few months ago (before I had three kids under two) I took a basic online photography class. One principle it covered was contrast. Contrast plays an important role in photography, and can…

February 11, 2014

One Thing We’re Rarely Grateful For, But Always Should Be

When I begin to list things that I’m grateful for, there is something that’s rarely on my list that should be. I guess I should start out by saying that in reality, there are probably thousands of things that I should be grateful for…

November 27, 2013

Stories of Faith: Gabi and Chase

"starting a family required us to develop a different understanding of faith in both God and each other, and we look forward to bringing that faith into our family."…

November 15, 2013