Suffering

Filling Up What Is Lacking in Christ’s Afflictions

Filling Up What Is Lacking in Christ’s Afflictions

In Colossians, Paul says he is filling up what’s lacking in Christ’s afflictions. How can anything be lacking in Christ’s afflictions? Paul E. Miller explains.

Hope for the Rejected

Hope for the Rejected

Everyone’s been rejected at some point. But as Christians, writes Joseph Lasslett, we can find hope even in the pit of rejection.

On Suicide: We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

On Suicide: We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

What was unthinkable just a lifetime ago—taking one’s own life—is now considered reasonable, humane, and even necessary in some circumstances. This shift, Jen Oshman writes, calls for God’s people to act.

Finding Hope When Life is Falling Apart

Finding Hope When Life is Falling Apart

If you’re suffering, the last thing you want to do is wait. You want hope, but it seems like it’s lost. Though an unlikely book of the Bible , Grayson Pope explains how to find hope when life is falling apart.

When the Lord Sets His Shears on You

When the Lord Sets His Shears on You

Sometimes we feel like life is “cutting” us unnecessarily; like the pain we experience is arbitrary. But behind those cuts, there’s a Master Gardener who knows exactly what he’s doing.

Disappoint Your Enemy and Declare God's Goodness

Disappoint Your Enemy and Declare God's Goodness

It’s easy to bless the name of the Lord when everything is going well. But, Christy Britton asks, what about when everything falls apart?