October 16: “Emotions: What Goes Up Must Come Down”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 191 Thessalonians 2Daniel 1Psalms 105 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Kings 19:3-5 (CSB): “Then Elijah became afraid and immediately ran for his life. When he came to Beer-sheba that belonged to Judah, he left his servant there, but he went on a day’s journey into […]

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April 3: “Lord! Pay Attention!”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 6 Psalms 5-6 Proverbs 21 Colossians 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Listen to my words, LORD; consider my sighing. Pay attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for I pray to you.” Psalm 5:1-2 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): As […]

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March 11: “Embracing Discouragement”

9 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 22 John 1 Job 40 2 Corinthians 10 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “‘I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God.’ The next day, John was standing with two of his disciples. When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, ‘Look, the Lamb […]

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On understanding depression and suicidal thoughts

I was unimaginably brokenhearted as I heard a few days ago that Matthew Warren, the 27 year old son of pastor Rick Warren, had taken his life. An autopsy revealed that Matthew died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. I cannot imagine the grief that the Warren family is going through right now. Their whole world […]

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