Purposeful Suffering In A Corrupted World

INTERJECTION OF HUMAN SUFFERING The human experience is so susceptible to multifarious forms of pain that one could easily question whether or not its existence is merely a cruel joke. It can be difficult to accept how a loving God would allow suffering to exist, questioning His discernment of our ability to endure. We may… Read More Purposeful Suffering In A Corrupted World

A Broken Family Portrait: Bringing Jesus Into Our Darkness

LOST IN A FALLEN WORLD Without family, community, and God’s loving direction and guidance in our lives—we are lost in the world. We are soul-searching in attempt to discover our truest selves, but our truest selves aren’t complete without a relationship with our Creator.  While we are developing and growing up, and because everyone is… Read More A Broken Family Portrait: Bringing Jesus Into Our Darkness

Spiritual Peripheries: The War Between Nihilism and Faith

HEAVY SPIRITUAL BURDEN For several weeks now, I have been experiencing a heavy spiritual burden that has had me vacillating between disbelief, and the hope that the pieces of my faith will eventually fall back into place. From the buoyancy of this ambivalence comes the need to understand the roots of faith itself. What do… Read More Spiritual Peripheries: The War Between Nihilism and Faith