There’s too much God aims to teach us through the trials we face, through the times when nothing seems like it’s going to work and really we’re pretty much lost. The lessons are different for everybody but necessary.
Whether we pump gas in Toronto, teach at the University of Illinois, or run an orphanage in Sudan, our work can worship God. But, how?
Is it ok that you haven’t found your so called “passion” yet? Do you still have worth and value even if you haven’t found the golden ticket to success? The quick answer to these questions is a resounding: YES
There is a purpose to our pain. Even when we can’t feel that or we don’t know it to be true, we can trust it.
From refugees to monks and from commitment to divorce, here are the 10 most-read articles Converge published in 2015.
Where these churches err is in failing to hear the Spirit. And that’s not just a church-thing. That’s where most of us get it wrong in our own lives, too.
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Then God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light.” Genesis 1:1-3 Work. It’s hard sometimes […]
I’d come to the Middle East, 23 years old and engaged, on a six-month mission. I’d learned Arabic and taught English in Palestinian camp to children with dirty faces and wide eyes and ragged clothes, feet bare against the garbage of the ground. I’d taught rich wahlad in clean uniforms and learned what it was […]
Maybe it’s not so much what you’re called to, but who you’re called to. I’ve spent the majority of my life worrying about my calling. At a young age, I drew up a map and navigated my path with precision and accuracy. And as you’d expect from anyone following a map drawn by a four-year-old, […]
The Bible is filled with stories of people who took “oops” to a whole new level. And in our own flawed humanity, we can deeply relate to their inadequacies and failures, can we not? Adam and Eve Within the first three chapters of the Bible, Adam and Eve made the biggest mistake in the history […]