Flashback Wednesday: Dealing With Depression

**This post originally ran on April 24, 2018, written by Nathan Millican** Depression is “just this detached, meaningless fog where you can’t feel anything about anything.” Depression is a malady that has hit close to my heart, as family members and close friends have struggled with it. Although I’ve personally not battled with intense and pervasive…

A Lesson Every Christian Must Learn

“But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:44-45) We cannot know what it means to love our enemies until we have to do it. We must be hated in order to know what…

A Prayer for My Unbelieving Friends

I have dear friends that are not Christians. The greatest, most on-going pain in my life is the reality that there are people that I love, family members and friends who are in many ways even closer than family, who reject Christ. I have spent hours with them trying to point them toward Christ. Dinners…

Do What’s Best and Say No to the Rest

I have been alive for 13,063 days. Through them all, one thing has remained constant. There have been exactly 24 hours in every single one of them. 1,440 minutes. 86,400 seconds. Every day. Every time. Time does not bend or yield to our to-do list. Yet the constant battle between the things we have to…

Love as Motivation for Time Management

We normally think about time management in terms of personal productivity – we want to manage our time well so that we can accomplish things, finish what we start, achieve goals, and pursue excellence. We want to avoid time wasters, unorganized schedules, and time spent on things of lesser priority because it robs us of…