I recognize that this post is self-serving, but the death of Darrin Patrick and Ed Stezer’s article really provoked the writing of this article. This is a personal post that considers the trials of all pastors. Be aware, the language used is very open and candid at times, so please do not mistake the openness … More How to Encourage Your Discouraged Pastor
This is a season of panic and disaster preparation. People are stocking up on food, water, and guns, and doomsday preppers are saying, “I told you so.” If things settle down, it really won’t be long until the next disaster comes and we cycle through all this again. Preparation and panic may seem like the … More Are You Prepared or Panicked?
William Cowper (pronounced “Cooper”) wrote many hymns. A couple of them include favorites like O for a Closer Walk with God or There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood. But if you didn’t know, Cowper’s life was filled with great tragedy and personal depression. His life serves as encouragement for us as believers who may … More Sadness and Singing: The Life of William Cowper