"Perhaps we expect punishment from God, either because we see Him as a harsh master, or see ourselves as dead wood, deserving to be thrown away and burned."
Whether you’re unsure if your loved one is actually depressed or terrified to leave them alone, here are 3 things your friend needs from you right now.
As a Christian, depression tempted me to distrust God. I was desperately seeking deliverance He seemed to withhold from me.
How do you respond wisely to what others are saying in the digital town square, especially when it touches a nerve?
Learn how to find hope in the midst of depression and anxiety.
Struggling to understand where God is during your struggle? Pause and consider what He’s able to do with your pain.
“I wanted my father to shape up, stop drinking and be nice. Then I would love him.”
We all experience seasons of profound disappointment in life, and cliches from well-meaning people about praying more or reading more Scripture aren’t really that helpful.
Most life-changing encounters with God usually involve deep emotional, physical or psychological pain.
Experiencing culture shock after traveling to a developing area can be difficult. Here are 8 questions to ask yourself as you transition home.
This article is a reflection on my experience as someone who continues to battle with anxiety, as well as a celebration for one college student who has overcome it.
If you feel like anger gets the best of you, there's hope.
We cross the line into worry when we start to dwell on the things we can't control. So how do we stop? And how do we prevent it?
As believers, how can we move from fear to courageous action?
Locking his keys in his car and meeting a man in need reveal one man’s deeper struggle with pride.
How one woman learned to thank God in the midst of disappointment.
How to pray when you’re struggling with whether God is trustworthy.
Have you noticed that there are different types of rest? There is physical rest and the rest that comes to your soul.
Living in the present with God.
The Bible tells us over and over again to “wait patiently.” What do you do when it feels like God is moving too slowly?
With the new Star Wars release, a die hard fan reflects on why this story tugs on our hearts.
The first time I went to a counselor, she told me I was a sinner. That was the worst thing she could have said.
A licensed mental health professional’s opinions on depression, when antidepressants are a necessary and healthy treatment and what other methods or treatments may be helpful.
Do you ever feel like God is silent as you wait on Him? But instead of you waiting on God, what if He is waiting on you? Learn how to respond to God in these uncertain times.
We were created to belong, experience wholeness, flourish in hope and find a life-changing community. Our hearts desire these aspects of life because it’s how we are wired.
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