Robin Johnson

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God Will Give You More than You Can Handle

Christians can make the strangest claims when comforting those who are suffering. What do you say to someone whose life is falling apart? If you have …

When Healing Takes Time

In 1985, Henri Nouwen left his position at Harvard Divinity School to serve at L’Arche in Trosly, France, a ministry to the mentally handicapped. He …

Suffering in Christ

<i>Jesus lost all his glory so that we could be clothed in it. He was shut out so we could get access. He was bound, nailed, so that we could be free.</i> …

Suffering Is Not For Nothing: A Teaching Series by Elisabeth Elliot

Originally released on VHS in 1989, this series on suffering by Elisabeth Elliot is now available to stream for free here.<p>In <i>Suffering Is Not for</i> …

5 Myths and Truths in Loneliness

Having been an ordained minister for 32 years and licensed psychologist for 18, I (Gary Barnes) have had the privilege of being entrusted with many …

Evangelical Christianity

It's the Little Things; OK, It's the Big Things Too

Sorrow over the loss of a loved one, at least for those of us who trust in God’s loving, sovereign care for us, is pretty simple to understand. We …

Is it 'Unspiritual' to be Discouraged?

From time to time over the centuries some Christians have taught, sometimes with tragic consequences, that a truly spiritual person never gets …

Faith

A Time to Speak

Being in ministry means that you have been in the room—ER, family room, or church—where loved ones grieve tragedy. I have never met the guy in that …

Dealing with Your Discouragement

Discouragement. Letdown. Fatigue. Burnout. It’s all, the apostle Paul might say, common to man and, with heightened acuteness, common to ministry. …

Five Purposes for Suffering

<i>For those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.</i> (Romans 8:28)We seldom know the <i>micro</i> …

Suffering, Sacrifice, and Christian Hedonism (Episode 121)

God's Goodness in Your Pain

Where to Look in Dark Times

“Then I saw in my dream, that the Interpreter took Christian by the hand, and led him into a place where was a Fire burning against the wall, and one …

6 Pillars of a Christian View on Suffering

Ever since the ancient revolt, suffering has been woven, with perplexity and pain, into the fabric of human experience. We all live and move and have …

The Passive-Aggressive Pride of Self-Pity

A great word here from Kevin DeYoung:<p>This is one of the irrefutable laws of leadership: the broader your influence flowing down, the more frequent …

Suffering and Glory

<i>In the Christian life, suffering and glory are inextricably bound up together, because our great forerunner, our great pioneer, our Savior, Jesus</i> …

Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest Kindle Edition

Edward T. Welch reveals God's plan for encouraging those in the grips of fear. One of the haunting dilemmas of the human condition is that fear is …