The university years are filled with potential and opportunity. Students are exploring the realities of their identity in Christ beyond their parents’ instruction. There’re not playing with Monopoly money anymore, the training wheels are off, and they know it. These are the days that shape a trajectory for the rest of their lives. At times life can become overwhelming. What major should I choose? Should I take out more student loans? Should I go overseas this summer? Should I get married? What if I don’t get married? Should I create a startup company and surf every day for the rest of my life? Continue reading
Here is an interview with Pam Gannon who co-authored In the Aftermath (with Beverly Moore). We hope you will find their book helpful. Continue reading
Injustice is maddening. By this, I mean we usually become intensely angry when we are confronted by it and the suffering experienced by the victims.
This past week I have had numerous conversations with people who were struggling to deal with their angry hearts in the face of injustice. Continue reading
Since the attacks of 9/11, our nation has been engaged in war for the longest period in our history. As a result, we have a growing number of men and women who have returned from the battlefield struggling with posttraumatic stress.
For many veterans the transition from the battlefield to the home front proves to be very difficult. They struggle with nightmares, sleep disturbances, anger, fear, and sadness over the losses they have suffered. Continue reading
Did you know anger begets anger? An angry person may become a “madman.” Get solutions from Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, whose article first appeared here on her website. Used with permission. The motivating emotional force of anger can cause a person to appear to be a madman. Unfortunately, those who are angry seem to be…
You may have said (or heard someone say): “I made the mistake and prayed for patience this morning and got stuck in traffic for two hours today. I learned a very valuable lesson today: never pray for patience!” That’s often the way we think about patience, but what does the Bible say about patience and impatience? Continue reading
Depression often robs us of our hope. The temptation in thinking that we cannot be honest with God about our situation deepens this hopelessness. Proceeding in prayer using the psalmist’s example in Psalm 13 breathes new hope into our lives. Continue reading
The following is an excerpt from the soon to be published book In the Aftermath by Bev Moore & Pam Gannon. Jill thought for a long time about God’s forgiveness. She had spent so many years dealing with feelings of condemnation and guilt. After learning about God’s forgiveness through Christ she was thinking this is… Read More» Continue reading
This is the final part of a three-part series on using 1 Peter to address the fears and worries of people as they contemplate what they hear on the daily news. Continue reading
This is the second part of a three-part series on using 1 Peter to address the fears and worries of people as they contemplate what they hear on the daily news. In Part 1, the first principle for dealing with fear and worry was: We have a “living hope” because of Jesus’ resurrection. Today’s post continues with two more principles, along with suggested applications for “Kelly” and “Said.” Continue reading