How Do We Face the Troubles of this World?

There has been a heaviness hanging over me recently. A weight and deep sense of sadness that I cannot shake. It doesn’t affect my day to day mood or interactions on the surface, but it sits on my heart in the background as an ever-present call to prayer. Most, if not all, of my friends … Continue reading How Do We Face the Troubles of this World?

Believing That It Is Well (When Life Doesn’t Feel That Way)

Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the origin of the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”. Horatio Spafford, a prominent Chicago businessman, lost his business and his five children in three separate tragedies within a few short years. After the loss of four of his children in a shipwreck, he penned the well-known hymn. … Continue reading Believing That It Is Well (When Life Doesn’t Feel That Way)