The Joy that Leads Us On

Dear friends and family, It’s such a satisfying experience to have worked so hard towards a goal, to struggle through the last stages, and then see the job completed. Hard work – be it with a sledge hammer, writing a book, or making a special dinner – requires so much energy and effort, one might […]

A Call to Embrace Suffering (Part 3 of 3)

In case you missed it, here is Part 1 and Part 2. (Context: Seeing Paul’s call to suffering as a type of Christ, who was called to suffer and die for the glory of God and the salvation of many. Part 3 continues the discussion and then applies it to us personally.) My mind immediately turns to […]