Lent and the Gospel of Suffering
By Lyn Baker | | Celebrate, Spiritual Growth | Lent, pain, suffering, Text
How do we talk about a gospel of suffering? “Gospel” means “good news.” How is suffering ever good news?? Suffering is not getting what you want and getting what you don’t want. Every single human being has both experiences.
By Nathaniel Strenger | | Spiritual Growth | mental health, suffering, Video
Religious coping tools are things we derive from our religious beliefs, practices, experiences and relationships
Under God’s Hand
By +Philip Jones | | Discipleship, Spiritual Growth | adversity, suffering, Video
Bishop Philip Jones reflects on the upheavals in our world through the lens of St. John's Revelation, assuring us that even though the world can seem out of control, it's not. Christ is King, and all is under God's hand of love.
Good Friday: The Bizarre Mission of Surrender
By Robert+ Cook | | Celebrate, Spiritual Growth | Good Friday, suffering, Text
As Jesus surrendered to His Father’s will, He ended up on the cross and died. I don’t know about you, but this does not make surrendering to God very appealing.