Christian Platitudes and Spiritual Band-Aids

What do you say when you don't know what to say? When your neighbor's husband dies from a heart attack at 32 leaving his wife with four young children. When the retired couple at church have all of their financial savings taken in a scam and are left with nothing. When the cancer comes back [...]

Loneliness

Do you wrestle with loneliness? You are not alone. Loneliness is experienced by many people, but few admit it. Admitting to feeling lonely is difficult because we worry no one will understand. We find the subject of loneliness in the Psalms. David shares openly of his struggle with feeling lonely. David takes his neediness to [...]

A Look at Depression: Naomi

The darkness of grief and depression can smother out the light of any hope and faith we may have. The story of Naomi and her grief and depression is found in the book of Ruth. Naomi was the wife of a man named Elimilech. Naomi and Elimilech had two sons, Mahlon and Kilion. This family [...]