Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction.
– Isaiah 48:10

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Shoe Drop God

By Kerry Tittle
During the late 19th century, “waiting for the other shoe to drop” became a common phrase among tenants with thin floors and noisy upstairs neighbors, but over the years, it has developed connotation of waiting for the next “bad thing” to happen. Sometimes as a Christian it feels like God has many shoes.

Resolutions for the Suffering Christian – Do and Live

by Kerry Tittle
Dear suffering Christian, it’s that time of year again. The time you have to come up with an obligatory resolution to better yourself and the world around you. The time we try to keep up with the seemingly perfect people who post their latest well intentioned resolves to help their perfect life become even more so.

Five Reasons to Read the Bible When You Feel Absolutely Nothing

by Stephen Altrogge
I sit down early in the morning, Bible in hand, super charged coffee by my side. The world is asleep. My kids are asleep. Heck, I’m still asleep. I finish, and I feel…nothing. Did anything really “happen” during the time I read the Bible? Why should I even continue when it just feels like I’m going through the motions?

Life can be bumpy and sometimes children get hurt

This imaginative tale, straight from the heart of a child, can help children and parents find hope and healing in the greatest story of all — the gospel.