Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/trauma

Remembering Ferguson: My Response as A Christian Black Man

An African American man explains how he experiences the death of Mike Brown and other black men, and what we can all to do move toward healing.

How to Be Thankful in All Circumstances

How one woman learned to thank God in the midst of disappointment.

Why Do Encounters With God Involve Such Deep Pain?

Most life-changing encounters with God usually involve deep emotional, physical or psychological pain.

How to Trust God in Painful Circumstances

Struggling to understand where God is during your struggle? Pause and consider what He’s able to do with your pain.

The Worst Way to Counsel a Friend

The first time I went to a counselor, she told me I was a sinner. That was the worst thing she could have said.

Faith Stronger than Hatchets

Assassins brutally attacked Sara, Tomas, and their 2 young daughters while the family was sleeping. Read Sara’s true story of tested faith.

We Are the Persecuted Church

How to respond to another blow to the body of Christ.

What I Did After Surviving a Mass Shooting

Jim Tucker chooses forgiveness after being shot by the gunman that also injured congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

When ISIS Gets Personal

Although this situation is darker, scarier, and bigger than we can wrap our minds or hearts around, we can make a difference.

Charleston: We Mourn With You

I don’t know how to respond as a white American Christian who is part of the majority culture. I can’t fully understand the pain or the depth of the wounds. But I’m still hurting.

How Do I Give Thanks Even in Suffering?

Thanksgiving is no quick, easy fix, or recipe for skipping past our emotions. In fact, it’s the opposite. When your fists are balled, hold onto God who can take on any anxiety.

When the World Feels Unsafe

What do you do when tragedy reminds you of the fragile state of this world?

Being a Friend to the Mourning

It can be hard to know how to be a friend when you’re needed most. There are practical ways to show your love and care to a friend who is grieving.

Resources for the Struggles of Life

If you are suffering from something specific today, here are some articles that may help you.

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