Posts tagged: Forgiveness

Embracing Thorns: Spiritual Practices for Cultivating Humility (Part 3)

By Sharon Brown on August 1, 2016

Insults. Hardships. Persecutions. Calamities. These are not the sort of things we post about on social media under the hashtag "blessed." But Paul contends that these are the kinds of circumstances that reveal the glory of God.

These types of trials provide the soil in which humility can take root and flourish.

A few years ago, I heard a pastor tell a story about confronting some of his denomination's…

Can't Wait

By Joe Stowell on February 5, 2019

Hey, for any of you who may have forgotten, it's February—it's the month of Valentine's Day and of love! Hopefully, you still have time to pick up something special for the important people in your life. (And you don't even have to tell them that I reminded you!)

The love of my life, of course, is my wife, Martie. I remember so clearly the summer before our senior year of college when I finally summoned…