Category: Features

Hitting Bottom

As I walked through life, I fell off an edge, bounced off a ledge, and as I fell, someone threw me a shovel, and when I hit bottom, I dug a deeper pit.

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As a teenager, I was confused about my identity. I suffered the intense pain of severe depression. Sometimes I cut myself with a razor blade to alleviate the feelings.

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An Unlikely Candidate

I have always been driven to be the best. In high school, I was an all-star runner and a top student. I craved the approval I got from teachers, coaches, and fellow students.

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Counting Our Blessings

David was born with special needs and has suffered with epilepsy since he was born. He had his first seizure as an infant in my mother’s arms, just after she’d brought him home from the hospital. During his childhood, David sometimes fell when a seizure came on unexpectedly. Once he fell from a tree into the road. My father ran with all his might and scooped him up before an oncoming car could approach.

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Annual Writing Contest

Tell us a story (1,200-1,500 words) about something our great God has done. It can be a first-hand story
from your own experience, or a demonstration of God’s greatness displayed that you witnessed.

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When You’re Mad at God

We all face losses and sorrows throughout our earthly journey. A loved one dies. A marriage ends. A life-threatening diagnosis is pronounced. A respected spiritual leader fails us. In John 16:33, Jesus promises, “In this world you will have tribulations.”

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Finish Well

Death comes to us all, at least the physical death of our sin-cursed bodies. It’s unavoidable. The Bible makes it clear “it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment.” (Hebrews 9:27).

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