Pain and the Peace of Christ

Daniel has had a difficult life. When he was a child he was removed from his parents’ house and placed in a group home, where he was molested by one or more of the employees. He aged out of the foster system and developed serious mental disorders, including chronic depression and paranoid schizophrenia. He receives … Continue reading Pain and the Peace of Christ

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The Good News of God’s Faithfulness in My Neighborhood

Something incredible has happened in my neighborhood over the past few years: It has gotten better.  I don’t have any statistics to back that up, but I’m here every day and I see it and feel it.  The local churches are actively ministering to the poor on a relational level.  The city has invested in … Continue reading The Good News of God’s Faithfulness in My Neighborhood