How to Reconnect with God: 4 Ways to Overcome Spiritual Numbness

How to Reconnect with God: 4 Ways to Overcome Spiritual Numbness

cathy mcintosh We’ve all been there: those long, hard seasons in life when God feels distant, and as hard as we try, we can’t seem to find our way back to Him. We know we want to dive into our Bibles and find the verses whose truths will resound deeply within us, pray...
The Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis Kei Miller Suppose there was a book full only of the word, let – from whose clipped sound all things began: fir and firmament, feather, the first whale — and suppose we could scroll through its pages every day to find and pronounce a Let meant only...
Weekly Prayer: St. Brendan the Navigator

Weekly Prayer: St. Brendan the Navigator

May 16 is the Feast Day of Brendan the Navigator, a 6th century Irish saint. This week’s prayer is said to be uttered by Saint Brendan before he set off on an adventurous and perilous journey. *** Shall I abandon, O King of mysteries, the soft comforts of home? Shall...
What Doesn’t Kill You Doesn’t Make You Stronger

What Doesn’t Kill You Doesn’t Make You Stronger

SHARED BY LISA APPELO They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, but that’s not the whole truth. Because what doesn’t kill you can make you bitter. What doesn’t kill you can leave you numb. And what doesn’t kill you can lead you to make bad decisions with even...
52 Bible Verses to Grieve with Hope

52 Bible Verses to Grieve with Hope

This article is a companion post to the one about grieving with hope. by Lisa Appelo In deep grief, God’s word brings deep comfort. The Bible is living and active and meets the most broken and pain-filled places in our soul. “Within the Scripture there is balm for...
How to Process Grief with Hope

How to Process Grief with Hope

As the GPC family works through our grief at the untimely death of Sandy Franks, we might all find comfort/help/direction in this post. Please see below. by Lisa Appelo I’m often asked how to process grief with hope. When I became a young widow and single mom to seven...