How to Make Sense of Your Hard Times or Your Difficult Past, BUT-Kickers seminar, week 4

Today we revisited the story of Samson’s wife from Judges 13-15. This time we compared our takeaways from last week with testimonials from our own lives, and talked about how we have seen God use heinous acts perpetrated against us, or our disappointments, or devastations to help someone else. (more…)

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Jumping Off That High Horse: A necessary exercise for combating heart trouble

I had to blow the dust off my copy of Timothy Keller’s, The Prodigal God this week, because I realized the lessons I thought I learned from this revolutionary book were getting lost in my personal rage as I read through the Book of Judges. (more…)

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How to Make Sense Out of Your Hard Times or Your Difficult Past: But-Kickers seminar, week 3
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How to Make Sense Out of Your Hard Times or Your Difficult Past: But-Kickers seminar, week 3

 

Today we jumped into the story of Samson’s wife, another unnamed woman in the Book of Judges—a book overflowing with unusual, unthinkable stories about women. (more…)

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When It’s Not Your Fault but You Pay the Price: But-Kickers seminar week 2

We just completed week 2 of “When It’s Not Your Fault but You Pay the Price,” and what a whirlwind it was! We’ve been working through the story of Jephthah and Jephthah’s unnamed daughter in Judges 11 and 12. (more…)

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When It’s Not Your Fault but You Pay the Price: But-Kickers seminar, week 1

Today we started a six-week But-Kickers seminar with a look at what happens when your life is shaken up by something you had nothing to do with. Perhaps you were not even present when the pivotal event occurred, yet you find yourself knee-deep in tragedy with no way out. Feel free to join us here if you can’t make the seminars in person. (more…)

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