Pain

Where Is God When Times Are Tough?

There is a tremendous difference between being able to say that our peace and rest…

The Strange "Goodness" of Good Friday

Twenty-five years ago, I was on my way from London to Los Angeles to finish…

How Much Love Does It Take to Make a Difference?

The sun did not sympathize with the winter season. What should have been alive was…

A Hope That Can Survive Death

Leanne Penny shares what she has learned since last Mother’s Day about life, death and hope.

“Hurt by the Church”

It’s a common complaint—but what do people really mean when they say they were hurt by the Church?

The Good in Grief

Erica McNeal shares how the pain of trials can allow us to understand God better and share that understanding with others.

The Silent Grief of Miscarriage

Caleb Wilde writes about the pain miscarriages cause and why it shouldn’t be overlooked.

The Pain and Peace of Death

Gabe Holloway shares the story of his daughter, Annie, who survived only 45 minutes after birth.

The Journey of Grief

Gabe Holloway shares the sorrows and hopes of his family in the wake of hearing a fatal diagnosis for their unborn daughter.

Can Good Come from Bad in Joplin?

Will Cunningham writes for RELEVANT about how the tornadoes in in his home of Joplin, MO are a reminder of the potential that pain reveals.

God Has Not Forgotten Your Pain

McKenzie Parker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the death of her grandmother and what she learned about God’s love in a time of grief.

The Angsty Jesus

Ty Russell writes a column for RELEVANT about discovering a Jesus that suffers and gets sad alongside us, who isn’t happy or excited all the time.

Relationships Are Painful and Worth It

Chris Rule writes a column for RELEVANT about the value of investing in relationships—even when it hurts.

Comfort Zones

A little over a month ago, I sat in my bleak living room with a…

The Real Gain In Pain

“I’m on the edge of losing it— the pain in my gut keeps burning.” -Psalm…