As I reflected on my situation with the offended woman, I thought of how Christ treated me. When I was living in complete rebellion against Him, He pursued me, diligently and patiently. When I sinned again and again, He forgave me. And when my sin created a barrier between us that I couldn’t cross, through His death, He tore it down.
Has your heart ever hurt so much you didn't want to eat or couldn’t sleep? Grief over a lost loved one or prodigal child, unmet expectations, rejection, and betrayal can cause us to feel that way. Even a secret disappointment can cause deep pain that affects not only our emotions, but also our mind, body,… Continue reading God is Near the Brokenhearted
By Meredith Kendall Rejection stings in every form. Friendships that crumble. Parents who disapprove. Children who leave and don’t return. And loves that betray. Labeled "unwanted" is never our plan. One evening, I arrived home from putting on a successful Fall Festival, filled with laughter and hot dogs and sugared up kids, to hear my… Continue reading When No One Else Can Help — Guest Post