The Happy Christian

Of the writing of self-help books there is no end. I think the author of Ecclesiastes wrote that or someone else. I don’t really remember… I’m kidding. But really though – whoever is publishing these self-help books is making bank! The formula is pretty easy – you tell the reader that if they follow aContinue reading “The Happy Christian”

Spiritual Depression (Pt. 2)

Its pretty much guranteed – if you are a Christian you will experience “spiritual depression” at some point.  Much like other forms of depression, “spiritual depression” is marked by an absence of feeling. You don’t feel like pursuing God and you don’t feel like pursuing community. Most importantly, you don’t “feel” God’s presence. Instead youContinue reading “Spiritual Depression (Pt. 2)”

Spiritual Depression (Pt. 1)

Its pretty much guaranteed – if you are a Christian you will face a season of spiritual depression at some point in your life. Spiritual depression isn’t exactly like depression, but it bears a lot of similarities. It is marked by apathy towards all things spiritual – you don’t feel like pursuing God, you don’tContinue reading “Spiritual Depression (Pt. 1)”

The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Don’t Let Your Feelings Deceive You

The Following is a Journal Entry from December 18, 1722: This day made the 35th Resolution. The reason why I, in the least, question my interest in God’s love and favor, is, 1. Because I cannot speak so fully to my experience of that preparatory work, of which divines speak; 2. I do not rememberContinue reading “The Journal Entries of Jonathan Edwards – Don’t Let Your Feelings Deceive You”