I clearly remember warm summer days long ago when I would lie on the grass. The sky was a canvas where I painted and planned my life. I owned mansions and elephants and dinosaurs—anything my heart imagined. Everything was good. I didn’t think things would ever go wrong, but they did. Devastating relationships. Shame. Stolen […]
Guilt. I feel its sting in the aftermath of the stupid choices I make. In those moments, it can feel like God is a thousand miles away and that He’s not interested in hearing how I’ve blown it again. I can get stuck in a catch-22, trying to clean myself up first before I talk to […]
Most people love to talk about sex—that is—until it goes cold: “It was going so well, but then our bliss began to blister: stress, bills, colds, kids, the pile of dishes—you know, life as usual, it’s crept into our bedroom and stifled the steam. It’s gone from hot to cold.” Are you in a sexual […]
When I was looking for a spouse, I made a top ten list of characteristics. I’ll totally admit that ‘physical attraction’ is important to me; it was on that list for sure. But it wasn’t even close to the top. My top priority was to find a woman who loves God–someone I could spend my life […]
When we think about “God’s plan” for our lives, well, it can be a little scary. “God must want me to become a missionary. If I ask Him, He’ll just tell me to pick up and move to a country I can’t pronounce the name of, eat bugs, and learn a tribal language.” “Surely if […]
Love can be dangerous. When you aim high and love lets you down, the fall is far.
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Destiny? Is this really me? Was I really born for great things?
Neil Josephson has been married for over 30 years. He’s discovered that the biggest challenge in his marriage hasn’t been any of the circumstances that he and his wife have faced. The biggest threat to being happily married is being selfish. He says, “Here’s what I realized: I could continue to be selfish, or I […]
With nothing solid to ground us, we’re constantly trying to stand firm in mid-air.
There’s nothing this world needs more than people who have been changed by love.