You Think God Is Good?

A few days ago, Laurie and I saw on a Christian brother’s Facebook page that after years of chemotherapy, doctors have told him that they can provide no cure for his liver cancer and that he will be, barring a miracle, dead in less than a year. We had been praying for him off and... Continue Reading →

Suffering: Been There, Done That, Got The T-Shirt.

Give thanks in all things, Scripture tells us. “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16–18).1 That can be a challenging thing to do when one is suffering, and the physical, mental, or emotional pains begin. We aren’t... Continue Reading →

Surgery, Suffering, and Eternity

You know your life has changed a bit when the majority of your social interactions are with doctors, nurses, and employees and staff at medical facilities. That’s been my life for the last month or so. The procedure that has required these interactions is an upcoming hip replacement surgery. These, as the reader probably knows,... Continue Reading →

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