joy

5 Habits That Sabotage Joy

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

Celebration Is a Spiritual Discipline

My husband and I had the honor of officiating our eldest son’s wedding this summer.…

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…

What We Get Wrong About Advent

I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of…

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.

The Greatest Joy

I have just exited a castle-like economics university in Budapest, Hungary, after having spent the…