The Brigtness of Life in the Shadow of Death: Book Review–‘The End of the Christian Life’ by J. Todd Billings

Standing in awe of the potent strength of our God, we’re confronted with our own impotent frailty as his creatures. As Paul says, though, it’s our very weakness that most fully displays God’s power (2 Cor. 12:8–10). We’re small, Billings reminds us, and we must learn how to live that way. We, God’s people, have been drawn out of Sheol because our Savior, Jesus Christ, descended into it for us.

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L(amen)ting with Hope

This season in history is a difficult one for all of us, and more so for some than others. In this article, I address the necessity of biblical lament. I write about how God even wants to hear our cries of pain, how he’s teaching us to even love the difficult things he brings into…

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God Gives You More Than You Can Handle

“God will never give you more than you can handle.” –Worldly Wisdom This post has been sitting in my draft folder for a few months while I’ve been thinking about the topic. By God’s good grace, The Gospel Coalition reposted an article by the same title yesterday. In the moment I thought I’d just scrap…

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What I’ve Learned through the Pain of Miscarriage

I am grateful to have had an adaptation of my article documenting the journey of our miscarriage, and God’s providence in it, published by The Gospel Coalition. Verena and I are praying that our processing of pain can be a help to the many others that endure the same painful circumstance. Here’s an excerpt: The…

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