Comfort Zone

Series: What do you do when there's nothing you can do? What do you do when you have a problem that seems to have no solution? Your job, your marriage, or your life is stuck. You're miles from ideal with no good options. What do you do?

Today: When we're in the midst of pain and suffering, it can feel like we'll never be happy again, nothing good can come from our circumstances, and there's no reason to continue living. But those are lies. God can redeem, use, and work through our pain. And when He does, we eventually have the opportunity to comfort others. There is a "Fellowship of Suffering." People who've suffered are uniquely equipped and qualified to comfort people who are suffering.

Believe It Or Not

Series: What do you do when there's nothing you can do? What do you do when you have a problem that seems to have no solution? Your job, your marriage, or your life is stuck. You're miles from ideal with no good options. What do you do?

Today: Jesus told his followers that unavoidable trials aren't aberrations; they are expectations. They can actually serve a beneficial purpose. Why? Because God can redeem, use, or work through the undeserved, unavoidable, circumstantial trials in our lives. But in order for that to happen, we have the believe and persevere.

Yes, You Can

Series: What do you do when there's nothing you can do? What do you do when you have a problem that seems to have no solution? Your job, your marriage, or your life is stuck. You're miles from ideal with no good options. What do you do?

Today: What do you do when there's nothing you can do? Relationally, financially, professionally, physically, or academically, it just is what it is. There's nothing you can do to change your situation. Challenging circumstances can make you jealous or resentful. They can make you angry with God. They can breed discontentment. But the problem with discontentment is that it can drive you in self-destructive directions that will eventually leave you with regret. So, what is the secret of finding contentment even when the times are tough?

The New Normal

Series: What do you do when there's nothing you can do? What do you do when you have a problem that seems to have no solution? Your job, your marriage, or your life is stuck. You're miles from ideal with no good options. What do you do?

Today: What do we do when our circumstances are so challenging there's no way forward and no way out? We have problems for which there seems to be no solutions. We have questions without answers. During times like these, we're tempted to run or give up. We're tempted to give in to jealousy, resentment, and anger...especially anger toward God. That's because when life gets hard, it feels like God is absent, apathetic, or angry. But what if He isn't? Is it possible to hang on to joy, hope and patience in the meantime?