Finding Real Hope

Experts predict that depression will be the second-most common health problem in the world by 2020. Some will look for hope in relationships, in accomplishments, in more wealth, in better health. Some will seek for it in pills or in a bottle, while others will try to find it through fantasy and escapism. But all of these just leave us more empty, more broken, more hopeless…

Finding Real Hope

“It’s hopeless.  You’re alone.  You’re trapped.  You are a failure.  No one cares. It will never change.  You’re doomed.  You can’t do anything about it, so why even try?  It’s over.” Lies We Believe These words ring out long and loud in many hearts. We hear the message so often, we begin to believe it: … Continue reading Finding Real Hope

Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16

"I feel so much better since I gave up hope!" The bumper-sticker shocked me.  It disturbed me so deeply, I followed the truck and asked the man, "How do you live without hope?"  I couldn't believe his cynicism - the blatant hopelessness now on display with every word and gesture.  He was barely enduring life's … Continue reading Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16