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What is so good about Good Friday?

Clank. Clank. Clank. The sound of heavy nails dropping into a metal bucket was a somber end to the Good Friday service at our church this evening. Each nail was to represent our sins, and I broke down in tears as I sat in the sanctuary and listened to the cacophony of "sins" being left… Continue reading What is so good about Good Friday?

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

My dad has been in the ministry for 25 years. I have seen him work with couples through premarital counseling, challenge them in their marriage ceremony, celebrate with them at the births of their children, and sit beside them as they say their final goodbyes. But in the past six months, the goodbyes have far… Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?