Dr. Jesus encourages his sick and not yet desperate hearers: “Any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:33) Dr. Paul encourages his sick and not yet desperate readers: “But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count … More When Humble Desperation is Good
Got external trouble? Are you being done wrong? Are people wearing you out? The psalmist sympathizes with you in your plight. He is one with many enemies, and he is greatly wounded by their physical oppression and verbal taunts. Great is their harassment as they harm him and then mockingly ask, “Where is your God?” And … More Your Questions Are Acceptable
Why are we depressed? Is it due to nature or nurture? Is it disease or depravity? Can it be traced to something physical or spiritual? Does it stem from without or within? And what are we to do about it? What ought we to do when our financial kingdom is destroyed? How ought we to handle … More Hopeless? Do You Want a New Drug?