We’ve all received that phrase “everything happens for a reason” personally gift-wrapped by well-meaning friends, caring loved ones and kind strangers. It usually comes delivered with the most beautiful of intentions, a buffer…
I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of things, see the glass as half full. And yet, if I am completely honest, this…
Twenty-five years ago, I was on my way from London to Los Angeles to finish a twelve-month assignment. I planned a brief layover in Boston to visit my fiancé. But…
Caleb Wilde writes about the pain miscarriages cause and why it shouldn’t be overlooked.
Elizabeth Giger shares how she came to accept that God would give her what she needed, not what she thought she deserved.
RELEVANT imagines what God would say to the suicidal.
Carl Garrigus writes a blog for RELEVANT about dealing with a cancer diagnosis and how this hard time has led him to seek God through prayer once again.
McKenzie Parker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the death of her grandmother and what she learned about God’s love in a time of grief.
Blake Atwood writes a column for RELEVANT about suffering and how God suffers with us, even in our darkest moments.
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.
Josiah Norton writes about the tension between feeling compassion for those who are suffering and the responsibility to help.
Scott Turbeville writes a blog for RELEVANt, describing his difficulty in dealing with the death of his mother and the apparent silence of God.
Chris Foster writes a column for RELEVANT about not closing our eyes to the problems and brokenness in the world.