How Can Weakness Be A Strength?

The Outrageously Fruitful Ministry of a Depression-Prone Man        For almost 40 years, James “Buck” Hatch served on the faculty of Columbia Bible College in South Carolina, teaching courses in Bible, hermeneutics, psychology, and family life. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of alumni of what is now Columbia International University consider him their favorite and most influential professor. Read more about How Can Weakness Be A Strength?[…]


Vaneetha Risner’s The Scars That Have Shaped Me   I am not defined by what people have done or said to me. I am defined by who I am in Christ. God uses all of our suffering for our joy and for his glory. God’s refusals are always his mercies. When my life spins out Read more about SUFFERING SEEN THROUGH THE LENS OF SCRIPTURE[…]

What Does It Look Like in the Dark?

My first recollection of it occurred on the back porch steps of my rural home in North Carolina. Nine or ten years old, I slumped, cried aloud for what seemed like an hour, tears cascading down my cheeks onto the steps, obscuring my view of the sun setting behind a mountain. An overwhelming sadness, a Read more about What Does It Look Like in the Dark?[…]