Do pitfalls & potholes reveal God?

So why is it we are so bent on a life without conflict if the pastor’s premise is true in that conflict is even a part of the relationship we have with God? According to the pastor, growth does not occur without conflict. The example of an athelete training his or her body for competition is one but many such metaphores that can be used to illustrate this point.

Saving our kid’s lives

Stories like this really hit home for me right now. My daughter is 12 and just started middle school. She’s the same age as Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the Florida girl who was literally bullied to death. I’ve known kids and of kids who have made decisions like this to end the pain. I personally believe we…