Giving Thanks in a Concentration Camp

In the midst of the horror of Nazi persecution, Etty Hillesum found beauty and hope and reason to be grateful.

Learning From Jesus in His 20s

Jesus began His public ministry at age 30. I wonder what He did in His 20s.

Grieving Well

How and when to process loss looks different for everyone. Here are a few ideas for walking through your own and others’ grief.

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Content(ish) Single

I’m starting to realize that what I’ve named contentment is really something more akin to selfishness.


Grammy Winner Mandisa Finds Community as a Christian Single

As Mandisa reminded me, community is beautiful, and it’s worth the effort.

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The Holy Gift Of Lament

The key to lamenting well is to realize that we were not designed to live in lament. We were designed for joy. Lament is but a pit-stop on the way.

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The Dark Side of Career Ambition

Maybe, like me, you’ve felt comparison squeeze the joy out of a moment of accomplishment.

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Not Today, Satan: Battling the Enemy’s Lies

“What are you going to do with your life?” When I answer that question, am I listening to Satan’s lies? Or am I listening to God’s truth?