Healing (Luke 4:31-44)

audio on MEDIA page MOTIVATE –          Sometimes I get sad. I get sad when I see the needs and hurts of people around me. As a Pastor, I may see more of it than others; maybe not… but I do see or become aware of a bit. When I hear or see it, I want…

Spiritually Evaluating My Suffering

In a world that does its best to minimize or medicate suffering and attempts to maximize pleasure, Christians must understand suffering is not meaningless. God is always working in and through our suffering to produce His greater purposes. On this side of eternity it is difficult to discern every meaning to every suffering (Deuteronomy 29:29;…

Silent: How Long O Lord? (Psalm 13)

MOTIVATE The world we live in can be dark. Darkness can cause doubt and disbelief in God. There is hurt and suffering both physically and spiritually. Most people, especially Christians, do not want to speak about this subject as conversations and relationships remain superficial. However, if everyone is honest, we all are suffering some how…