Spiritual Principles

The Paradox of Pain

On the face of it, it’s a paradox. “…by his stripes we are healed.”[i] Pain for God is healing for us. The verse suggests an aspect of healing surrounding pain. Let me illustrate with the following story.…

Spiritual Principles

The Transforming Power of God’s Love

The secular mind can seldom understand a religious one. I listened to this fascinating episode on This American Life where an atheist reporter seeks to understand a certain church located in Colorado. I won’t get into the details here. But while she is turned…