Reject the Idol of Happiness

When it comes to the search for happiness, we are like drug addicts, endlessly searching for our latest fix. But why are we not pursuing holiness with the same passion? It’s time to take a closer look at the relationship between the two.

Does God Really Want Everyone to Be Happy?

In the words of 17th century theologian Blaise Pascal, “All men seek happiness. This is…

5 Habits That Sabotage Joy

I’m not sure if it was the scowl on her face or the glare in…

Are You Wasting Time Trying to ‘Be Happy’?

Over the past 15-plus years of ministry, there have been multiple times when I’ve counseled…

The Angsty Jesus

Ty Russell writes a column for RELEVANT about discovering a Jesus that suffers and gets sad alongside us, who isn’t happy or excited all the time.