5 Wonderful Reasons for Hope in Suffering

5 Wonderful Reasons for Hope in Suffering

In our reading this week in Mark chapters 14-16, we see a whole lot of suffering.  There is hurt, betrayal, fear, grief, physical pain, emotional anguish, disillusionment, and death. Jesus suffered most, by far, but the disciples suffered much, as well.  Their friend Judas betrayed them, as well, when he betrayed their Lord.  Jesus suffered…

How To Smile Through Life’s Disappointments

How To Smile Through Life’s Disappointments

This post was written before my church family suddenly and unexpectedly lost our dear pastor and friend, Bro. Jared Decker, on December 28th.  Reading back over it, I know it to be just as true today as it was before our tremendous loss and heartache.  This post deals primarily with lesser disappointments of life, but…