What Makes God Angry: It’s Not What You Think

What Makes God Angry: It’s Not What You Think

I’ve sensed God’s anger. And it’s one of the most empowering, refreshing, encouraging parts of my recent walk with God. It means He cares, and is doing something about it. This is a profound difference from how most people usually think of God’s “wrath.” But to get this, it’s important to understand what makes God angry. And it’s not what you think.

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Five Ways to Pray About Your Troubled Marriage

Five Ways to Pray About Your Troubled Marriage

Every marriage faces challenges. And praying is the best thing you can do. God loves to do miracles! He is well able to restore, heal, and transform whenever He is given the chance. So why do your prayers seem to be doing nothing for your marriage? Let me unpack five specific ways to pray about your troubled marriage, with some questions to ask God when your relationship needs help.

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When You’ve Been Harmed in the Name of God

When You’ve Been Harmed in the Name of God

It’s not just a salacious news article or one more statistic when it’s happened to you. When “God” is used to manipulate, shame, control, wound, and exploit, the damage to your soul is deep and long-lasting. What do you do when you’ve been harmed in the name of God?

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Two Reasons to Rejoice on Good Friday

Two Reasons to Rejoice on Good Friday

This is Holy Week, the time each year when Christians around the world remember the death and resurrection of Jesus. More than anything else, our faith is built on an event, the event. If Jesus is not alive our whole faith is a hoax. But since He is alive, we too can live – both now, and for eternity. We have good reason to rejoice on Good Friday!

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What “Winter” Exposes in Your Life

What “Winter” Exposes in Your Life

Ice is extraordinarily destructive. A few weeks ago Texas spent seven days choked by a deep freeze. Ice, then snow, topped with a heavy layer of ice, more snow, more ice. The power grid, water systems, food supply chains, and just about every other essential service was severely disrupted. That may not seem like much to many in more northern climes, but it was a crisis down here. It’s amazing the vulnerabilities that winter exposes.

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