Guest post from Laura Ulrich.
I think the problem with thinking this way—guilting yourself for imperfections and praying to get better—lies in our definition of "healing," versus what it really looks like. I don't believe, just because you and I haven't woken up "normal" one morning, that Jesus hasn't been there with us and for us the entire time. Read More
When you help other people in their time of pain and need, you are becoming more like Jesus.
But because He's also identifying with the down-and-out, the prisoner, and the sick, the following is also true: When you accept help from the people around you, you are also becoming more like Jesus. Read More
Sometimes your brain is a boat that keeps springing leaks. The more water pours in, the easier it is to sink.
You need people who are willing to throw you life lines of truth. You can. not. survive without them. Read More
On creating as release for pain. Read More
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the church desperately needs it. Read More
A reflection on pain and our response to it. Read More
I think Sartre had it backwards: heaven is other people. Read More
Thoughts on Perry Noble's dismissal from NewSpring Church and the individualistic culture within American Christianity. Read More
What I learned about prayer from an AA meeting. Read More
Jenna Laza's story of depression, anxiety, leaving a church, and finding community. Read More