Top Quotes from C.S. Lewis’ “The Problem of Pain”

I’m angry at pain. I don’t like it. It hurts, it’s terrible; I wish I could make it go away forever. But life wouldn’t be life without pain. And as I’ve wrestled with this issue in the past, I’ve found beauty in the Jurgen Moltmann’s fearless and raw exploration of the “open wound of life” and … More Top Quotes from C.S. Lewis’ “The Problem of Pain”

Reading Christian Authors: It’s Great for Your Faith, But DON’T Just…

Reading books by great Christian authors: it’s something I always meant to do more of. Frederick Buechner, A.W. Tozer, Tim Keller, I know they’re great guys. I’ve just never taken the time to pick up one of their books and dig in. (And prior to college, the only C.S. Lewis titles I’d read were the ones about the lion … More Reading Christian Authors: It’s Great for Your Faith, But DON’T Just…

Did God REALLY Forsake Jesus? Psalm 22 and Parallels with the Cross

“My God, my God. Why have you forsaken me?” How haunting … Jesus’ words on the cross. He is about to voluntarily give his life to save all of humanity. And his God (his dad) has forsaken him. This is a man who had done nothing wrong. A man who had spent hours the night before … More Did God REALLY Forsake Jesus? Psalm 22 and Parallels with the Cross

Don’t Get Burned: Learning to Apply Spiritual “Sunscreen” (The Right Way)

At the beach last week, I got a really bad sunburn. My entire back was bright red. The backs of my thighs, too. They both hurt: a soft-but-constant ache that refused to go away. Warm to the touch–for days–and bright, bright red. It wasn’t fair. I put on sunscreen. SPF 50. I was careful to apply … More Don’t Get Burned: Learning to Apply Spiritual “Sunscreen” (The Right Way)

This is My Prayer

“That you may be able to discern what is best.” Lately, I’ve been feeling like I have NO IDEA what is best. What if there are two options that both seem potentially like they could be best? How do I choose? I’ve been praying and reading Scripture like crazy. Screengrabbing verses like this one on … More This is My Prayer