Success as a parent is elusive. It seems as if the target is always moving. At bare minimum, it's overwhelming to think about all the areas we hope to raise our children successfully.
It seems like shock news fills up the front page, headline news, and social media feeds these days. The bigger the shock the more clicks, views, or reads that follow. There is no shortage of clickbait and hyperbolic headlines trying to grab our attention.
Cutting words were spoken. Voices were raised. Apologies were issued. Forgiveness was in high demand. But we learned a lot. We learned about each other, ourselves, and our need to lean into each other in times of tension. But most of all I learned...
Suffering and evil--why does it exist? More importantly, how do we account for it as believers, people who say there is an all-powerful, all-loving, all-knowing God? The problem of suffering and evil is one of, if not, the largest problems... Continue Reading →