Unfriended & Unseen

Unfriended & Unseen

I was scrolling through Facebook when it happened. I thought of someone who had left our church a while back, wondered how they were doing, and searched for them to see what was going on in their lives – only to find their profile with the ominous “Add Friend” button. With a twisting sensation in […]

Michal and Unlikely Hope

Michal and Unlikely Hope

I struggle with understanding some of the stories in the Old Testament of the Bible. David is one of them. I oscillate between feeling like I completely understand his complicated and redeeming story and being confused by the Bible’s statement of David being a “man after God’s own heart” (1 Samuel 13:14). How can someone […]

Hannah: Rock-Solid Hope

Hannah: Rock-Solid Hope

“There is none holy like the Lord:     for there is none besides you;     there is no rock like our God.” 1 Samuel 2:2 Hannah’s Prayer “How long, O Lord?” is a prayer many of us have prayed – sometimes in faith-filled hope and other times in faithless despair. The Christ-life is a marathon not a […]