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Of questions and the nearness of God – Nate Pyle

Unfortunately, far too many of us suffer because we think the questions mean we are not true believers. That if we had a real faith then even in the most tragic of situations we wouldn’t have any questions. That our faith would be unshakeable. Unbreakable. That’s the lie. I can’t help but wonder if the opposite is actually true. What if our questions actually reveal the strength of our faith rather than its weakness?

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The Wilderness {guest post}

Elora Ramirez is a remarkable woman, full of passion and compassion. She is the founder of The Story Unfolding (offering story coaching and the excellent Story 101 and Story 201 online writing courses I’ve been enjoying), and the author of Every Shattered Thing, which I reviewed earlier. Her writing is fire and beauty, and I […]

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Deliver us from evil

I was transferring my text books from my locker into my school bag when a fellow student burst into the sixth-form common room.   “You,” she said, with eyes full of fire and fury, “you’re a Christian. Where was God when this happened?”   She indicated the headline on the newspaper. Sixteen children and one […]

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When God’s love language is serving

I don’t remember when it was – perhaps four or six months after the birth. I remember the place – sitting across from Jon, my arms on the big oak dining table, eating a tired dinner with tears.   “Why aren’t you mad at God?” I asked him. “You are going through all of this, […]

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Get angry at God: Job did

A Biblical basis for expressing anger at God   Last week I posed this question, ‘If anger is the correct emotional response to injustice, surely being angry at God is calling God unjust. Therefore, is it a sin to be angry with God?‘   I was really grateful for your answers, which were all thoughtful […]

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Angry with God? 6 Top Tips from readers

Last week I posed a question: Is it a sin to be angry with God? The thoughtful responses I received were all so good that I thought I would collate some of them into ‘top tips’ in dealing with anger with God. Do check out all the comments in full.     I’ve been thinking […]

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Is it a sin to be angry at God?

This question arose after I read Jerry Bridge’s book ‘Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate’. I didn’t agree with all of it, but it is a thought-provoking book written by a godly man and worth reading. We were discussing it for a book club.  Jerry Bridges says this:  Is it okay to be angry […]

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Why should you care about M.E.?

The importance of awareness This is the first time I have marked the M.E. Awareness Week, despite having been diagnosed with it for 6 years. Before, I always thought, ‘why do people need to be aware of my illness? Isn’t that just whingeing?’   But now I see the importance. We need people to be […]

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