Category  |  When Life Hurts


Why? Seeing God in Our Pain shows the root causes of our pain and suffering and allows us to see Him more clearly as a God who really does care.

When God Says No

Broken dreams can bring disappointment and suffering, yet God can use these times in the wilderness to humble our hearts and delight us with new beginnings.

When Tears Remain

Sooner or later, grief touches us all. In 2006 it pierced Luke and Jodi Veldt with the sudden death of their 13-year-old daughter. The loss shook his faith, yet drove Luke to the Scriptures for answers. This excerpt from Written in Tears and the material from counselor Jeff Olson share comfort and wisdom for grieving hearts from Psalm 103. The honest…

Life After Loss

“Grief is a journey that sooner or later we all must take,” writes counselor Tim Jackson. Sharing his personal experience and pointing us to the cross and the power of Christ’s resurrection, Jackson shows us how we can take that journey with hope. In the pages of this booklet, he walks with us through the grieving process and reminds us…

Out of the Ashes

During hardship and trouble, tough questions often arise: Where is God? How do I respond to difficulties? Is God both good and all-powerful? In the Discovery Series booklet Out of the Ashes by Bill Crowder, you’ll explore Job’s struggle with the problem of suffering. Through Job’s story, discover how you can trust God despite unanswered questions and gain a fresh perspective…

Change: Following God Through Life's Crossroads

No matter how you view change, it’s an inevitable part of life—you can’t experience anything new without it. In Change: Following God through Life’s Crossroads, Bill Crowder examines the life of the apostle Paul and offers insights to help you overcome fears, doubts, and resistance to change. Discover how you can draw closer to God and experience His peace, follow…

God's Protection of Women

Examine the history of marital abuse and find out what the Bible says concerning the protection of women.

How Can I Find Satisfaction In My Work?

Find satisfaction in what you do, when you accept God's perspective on work.

Judas Son Of Darkness

Increase your awareness of human nature and the danger of its willingness to promote self-interest at the expense of others.

When You Don't Know What To Say

Find out how to effectively minister to someone who is hurting.

When You Feel Like Running Away

Discover how you can deal with overwhelming challenges in life, when you run to Jesus instead of running away.

Poor Choices and Missed Opportunities

Discover how you can make wise choices and develop your potential for good.

Anchors In The Storm

Find a message of hope and faith to encourage you, as you face difficult times in life.

After The Hurricane: A Biblical Response to Calamity

Find strength and guidance in the wake of disaster.

Overcoming Worry

Worry can either bring us to the Father in heaven, or it can drive us away from Him. The challenge is how we choose to deal with it.

Why Christians Doubt?

Discover how you can regain your trust in God.

It's Not Fair

Find answers to restore your confidence in God, with this study of Psalm 73.

When The Going Gets Tough

Find encouragement and strength to stay on course through your journey, even when life hurts.

Simon Peter

Discover how Jesus can use the core-shaking experiences in your life to strengthen you and give you victory over failures.

Why In The World Am I Here?

Find out how you can live a truly fulfilling life in this study of Ecclesiastes.

Self-Esteem: What Does The Bible Say?

Discover a healthy and realistic opinion of yourself through God's Word.

Now What? A Healing Journey Through Job Loss

Find biblical insight and practical principles to help you through the healing process of job loss.

When Fear Seems Overwhelming: Finding Courage & Hope

Gain wisdom, strength, and faith from God's Word to help you overcome debilitating fears that hinder healthy living.

When You're Left Behind

Find hope and help to move on after a loved one's suicide.

When A Man’s Eye Wanders: Breaking The Power Of Pornography

Understand the danger of false intimacy and find help to break free from its devastating grip.