Christian Struggle

Why Struggle Is Important to Your Christian Journey

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If we were honest about our Christian lives, wouldn’t we admit that we struggle more often than we show? We struggle to answer the nagging questions. We struggle to understand God’s will for our lives. We struggle to understand and accept our purpose. We struggle with where we fit in this world. We struggle with making the right decisions. We struggle with ourselves. God honors your struggle. Without struggle there is no growth. I once saw struggle as a negative thing.  I didn’t think there was any place for it in my life. That all changed after two and a half […]

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God, Where Are You?

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve asked God, “Where are you?”  Even now, I’m asking Him this question, as I transition my life to Australia. I’ve asked Him this question many times in the past, when it’s come to relationships or getting into university programs or getting a job. I’ve often cried the question out in agony, “God, where are you?” Sometimes, I wonder if this is the right question.  I wonder if I’m asking it with the right heart. “Would I treat a friend like this?”  If a friend didn’t do what I wanted, when I wanted, […]

Relationship With God

God Wants to Spend Time with You – Fish Food Book

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Those who know God and understand His love often say they want to feel closer to Him, but then so many things seem to pop up that get in the way. If time’s not an issue, then knowing what to do during those quiet moments seems to be the next struggle.  Some randomly turn to a Bible passage and take whatever they find as God’s leading.  Others pull out a “devotional book” with day-by-day readings. How can we spend meaningful moments with God?  How can we connect with Him, learn more about Him and pray to Him? I won’t claim […]

Relationship With God

Who Is God?

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Who is God? Is God passive or aggressive? Is God grumpy or grandfatherly? Is He overseeing or overbearing? Is God vengeful or cheerful? Who is God? I’m walking into this thinking that you have some sort of belief in God that’s led you in one way or another to this post.  The issue may not be with your beliefs but what you do with those beliefs. Because, like me, you might have a lot of questions.  And how you answer these questions about God might determine what you do with your beliefs. I have questions, like… How does God feel […]