Suffering

God’s Heart for People Struggling With Suicide

RELEVANT imagines what God would say to the suicidal.

No, Everything Does Not Happen for a Reason

We’ve all received that phrase “everything happens for a reason” personally gift-wrapped by well-meaning friends, caring loved…

What We Get Wrong About Advent

I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of…

The Strange "Goodness" of Good Friday

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

The Silent Grief of Miscarriage

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

God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

Elizabeth Giger shares how she came to accept that God would give her what she needed, not what she thought she deserved.

Finding Your Knees Again

Carl Garrigus writes a blog for RELEVANT about dealing with a cancer diagnosis and how this hard time has led him to seek God through prayer once again.

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.

God Screams with Us

Blake Atwood writes a column for RELEVANT about suffering and how God suffers with us, even in our darkest moments.

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.

The Tension of Responsibility

Josiah Norton writes about the tension between feeling compassion for those who are suffering and the responsibility to help.

A Silent God

Scott Turbeville writes a blog for RELEVANt, describing his difficulty in dealing with the death of his mother and the apparent silence of God.

In Suffering and Joy

Working at an entry level job as a group home counselor, I was now forced…

Uncover Your Eyes, Become a Disciple

Chris Foster writes a column for RELEVANT about not closing our eyes to the problems and brokenness in the world.

Comfort Zones

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

Know More Suffering

I believe one of the more confusing things for non-Christians is why Jesus would suffer…