Seven Ways God uses Adversity

Jesus told us in the book of John to expect trouble, but often times we are caught off guard by adversity, believing the lie that if I love and serve God, I can expect a trouble free life.  However, adversity is not always bad and certainly does not go without benefits.  Scripture offers several encouragements […]


Grief can be described as the deep mental anguish experienced after a significant loss, usually the death of a beloved person.  Let’s look at this definition carefully. First, grief is emotional agony.  It’s like being in extreme physical pain except it is experienced mentally and emotionally.  Notice that it is different than sadness.  We will […]