Millennials Are Going Through Their Second ‘Once-In-a-Generation’ Economic Downturn

While a pandemic is bad for everyone, older and immuno-compromised people are more susceptible to…

A Higher Purpose?

2013 was a rough year for Craig Gross. For a decade, he’d battled excruciating headaches…

Ecclesiastes Is an Unlikely Source of Pandemic Season Wisdom

For months I had been planning a short sermon series on one of my all-time…

Don’t Mistake Your Comfort for God’s Goodness

Nine in the morning rolls around and honestly, I still don’t “need” to rise and…

Is Social Media Silencing Our Souls During the Pandemic?

As my head hit the pillow, my brain sprang into action. Worries I had kept…

How to Serve and Stay Sane When the World Is Falling Apart

If you’ve been paying even the slightest bit of attention over the last month, you…

When God Won’t Take Away Your Anxiety

A question I’m often asked is, “How did you stop having anxiety?” I didn’t. “You…

Why God Doesn’t Feel Real During COVID-19

Whether you’re healthy or sick, overstocked on toilet paper or running low, still working from…

John Krasinski Virtually Reunited the Original ‘Hamilton’ Cast to Surprise a 9-Year-Old Fan

We’re all doing the best we can in quarantine, and John Krasinski and Emily Blunt…

7 Things All Great Friends Do

It wasn’t until I had moved back to my hometown, post-graduation, and had to start…

How to Take Every Thought Captive During a Pandemic

Here we are. Three months into 2020 and it seems like the world is playing…

Don’t Forget Foster Families During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Foster families are facing extra challenges during the coronavirus lockdown. Here’s how you can help them.

Coping With the Silence of Self-Isolation

I’m writing this on March 22 and I have been in the house for six…

Knowing Your Self-Worth Is a Commandment

For many Christians, the idea of loving yourself is one we either shy away from…

Every Christian Should Know About ‘Global Compassion Fatigue’ …and How to Fight It

How can Christians maintain a loving, caring posture in the face of intense and chronic…

4 Ways to Help a Hurting Friend

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in 2019. A couple of years ago my life…

This Woman Finished Her Chemo and the Neighborhood Threw Her a Socially Distanced Parade

On Tuesday, a young lady named Coco finished her final round of chemotherapy and was…

7 Ways Christians Should Deal With Stress and Anxiety

I’ve always considered myself to be a person who handles stress pretty well. I like…

4 Mental Health Reminders in the Midst of a Pandemic

If you suffer from mental illness, the added anxieties in the age of the Coronavirus…

Please Take a Moment to Watch These Happy Sheep Lounging in the Sunshine

There is a lot going on right now and nobody would fault you for scrambling from news…

6 Things to Remember When You’re Struggling with Anxiety

Anxiety is a monster. It can cripple you or make you act in ways that…

Here Are a Few Ways to Love Your Neighbor Well in Coronavirus Season

We’re living in unprecedented times, which as always require unprecedented measures. As the spread of…

5 Keys to Overcoming Fear

Every single person I have ever mentored, ministered to, counseled or cared for, has had…

My Breakup with Alcohol

It was almost a year ago that I first broke up with alcohol. Like many…

7 Important Things God Says About Anxiety

Suffering and worry often go hand in hand. One of the greatest battles I wage…

3 Challenges You Should Expect by 30

There’s one thing you’ve probably figured out by now: life can be hard. You might…

The Secret to Creating Friendships That Last

In a world bloated with quick fixes, instant gratification and social media profiles, it can…

7 Signs You’re Way Too Busy

Have you noticed “busy” has become the new “fine”? When someone asks you how you…

‘God Doesn’t Call the Equipped, He Equips the Called’ and Other Half-Truths

Editor’s Note: The following is an edited excerpt from Bryan Dik’s Redeeming Work Faith-work integration…

Why You and Everyone You Know Feels Anxious, and What to Do About It

I’m so anxious …” “I’m under so much pressure …” “I’m totally stressed …” No…

5 Dating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

There are so many mistakes to be made when it comes to dating and relationships.…

Why Is Christian Dating So Weird?

Christian dating can be awkward and downright weird sometimes. But let’s be fair. All dating is awkward—for…

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Maybe you’re like me. Always a bit restless, daydreaming about what’s going to happen next.…

The Real Power of Living in Community

Have you noticed the increase in cliche sayings such as, “Your vibe attracts your tribe”,…

Your Spouse Is Not Your Soulmate

It’s 6:30 in the evening, and I’m ready to pull my hair out. Chris was…

An Open Letter to Christian Perfectionists Everywhere

Dear self-confessed perfectionist, I know how you feel. It’s been another day where you said…

When Silence Says All the Wrong Things

I kept waiting for the phone to ring. An email. A Facebook message. Something, anything…

Should Christians Be Rich?

As members of the Church, we’ve all been exposed to various levels of teachings on…

The One Thing No One Tells You About Getting Married

If you’ve been to a wedding, you’ve experienced the beauty of witnessing two souls binding…

How to Make 2020 Purposeful

At the beginning of this year (and every year), I dedicated a full day to…