God Doesn’t Give Us Courage

God often gives us strength, but he invites us to take courage. Here are 8 tips on how to do that. (This article appears on Crosswalk.com and the Salem Network.) “But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at (Paul’s) side and said, ‘Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must … Read More

Resisting Your Calling Can Lead to Depression

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(Note: This article also appeared at RelevantMagazine.com ) Reading the book of Jonah recently, I suddenly had a new realization about this verse: “Meanwhile Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel and had stretched out and fallen into a deep sleep.”  (Jon. 1:5b) The verse always seemed odd; Jonah sound asleep on a lurching ship during … Read More