Deeper Life: Making sense out of suffering

Did you notice how violently the tractor pulverizes the soil before planting? Before they can ever dream of feeding people, seeds need a soft place to grow. We want to nourish others with God’s love, but we aren’t willing to be treated like He was. It’s all part of the process.  

Are you growing closer to God through your struggles?

Have you discovered www.explore.org? You can actually watch a live cam of wild grizzly bears catching salmon in a river in Alaska’s wilderness. It’s a breathtaking glimpse into the majesty of creation. As I soaked in the wonder of it from my couch in Iowa, what really started to catch my eye were the salmon. […]