All I am doing is to ask people to face the facts—to understand the questions which Christianity claims to answer. And they are very terrifying facts. I wish it was possible to say something more agreeable. But I must say what I think true. C. S. Lewis; Mere Christianity For some, atheism works. For … Continue reading Why Atheism Failed Me – Pt 1 of 3
NOTE: I wrote this four months after finding my 19 year old son after he'd taken his own life... There have been moments these past months that I've wanted to give up on God. I'm simply being honest. As one who grew up in a violent, alcoholic home, I witnessed more violence as a child … Continue reading The Old Rugged Cross
Next to my profession of faith in Christ, no decision has so changed my life than when I forgave my dad. My younger sisters and I grew up in an extremely violent alcoholic home. We saw and experienced things I'd prefer not to share here. When sober, my dad was amazing. But, when he was … Continue reading The Day I Forgave My Dad
[Jesus said],“When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and finding none it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order. Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more … Continue reading Homeless Demons
Satan is evil personified. However, it wasn't until after Jordan died that I understood this on a deeper level. Losing a child comprises, in my opinion, the single worst day of a parent's life. After Jordan died I was in a state of relentless despair. To my surprise (and I shouldn't have been surprised) satan … Continue reading The Pain of Healing
Each year, our staff writes letters of congratulations to the year's high school graduates. As I was searching for resources today, I came across the letter I wrote to my son, Jordan, when he graduated high school in 2011. This week, as we approach May 13th, has been horrible. The emotional ambushes are crippling. I've … Continue reading S.O.S. – A Request for Prayer
EVERY PARENT should read this. And then have your teenaged child read it. Although, most teens will say, "It's not that bad," I side with the author. It is that bad, writes psychiatrist, Dr. Keith Ablow. (Just ask the teen to give up all social media for an extended period of time and watch their … Continue reading You’re a Star! The Movie is “Facebook”. Your role is the Loser.