God-fearing people discover and share with others the most profound meaning of life in the same challenges that cause the godless to consider ending it all. Life is not viewed as a hedonistic playground of self-actualization, it is an opportunity to transcend mere individualism and move into the eternal purifying and enlivening fire of the love of Christ. It is only in union with Him that our present lives will be eternally meaningful. …[1520 more words]…
Peter: Sifted Like Wheat (part 1)
Why Peter? For the same reason Satan chose Job… and Satan can’t have been ignorant of Christ’s proclamation concerning Peter, especially considering that Jesus again made it personal by specifying that the Church built on Peter would tear down the very Gates of Hell.
Questioning Life: Human Value, in Suffering and in Evil (Part One)
How we respond to suffering shows others the meaning and value of life itself. “If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.” Modeling this is the blessed response-ability of Christians in suffering.