Finding Clarity When Life Gets Complicated

“It’s complicated.” Have you ever felt like this was the most accurate answer to questions people ask you? How’s work going? “It’s complicated.” How’s school? “It’s complicated.” How about your New Year’s resolutions? “It’s complicated.” Your diet? “It’s complicated.” Your wife? “It’s complicated.” There’s even a place on social media websites under “relationship status” that gives you the option to answer, “It’s complicated.” Life can be complicated, but God can bring clarity.  Paul found himself in quite a war of social and theological ideals and opinions. He had once arrested and killed… Read More

Someone to Settle the Conflict

And all the assembly fell silent, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul as they related what signs and wonders God had done through them among the Gentiles. (Acts 15:12 ESV) Conflict. There’s no such thing as a life without conflict. Conflict arises in marriages and among families. Conflict can be found on the job and in business meetings. Conflict occurs in traffic jams and holiday shopping. Even the innocence of childhood can be interrupted by conflict, as each child says, “Mine!” The fact that conflict can also be found in the… Read More