Total Eclipse of My Heart

I forgive my Father for years of emotional and psychological abuse and all the complex insidious ways that abuse splintered my sense of confidence... read more

How I’m Choosing Hope in the Midst of Struggle—And How You Can Too

Dear Friend, I see you struggling, as I am, to make sense of the hopeless narrative that continues to proliferate, particularly in light of... read more

Daughter Knows Best

in Choose Hope Today, Living Hope, Surrender

By Guest Writer Ben Gear Father’s Day is finally here but when it comes to my father I couldn’t care less. He doesn’t exist... read more

From the Founder: A Word on Fear

in Choose Hope Today, Living Hope, Surrender

Last Wednesday morning, I flicked on the television to news of, not one, but two incredibly violent events: the shooting at a Congressional baseball... read more

Seasons of Transition: The Last First Day of School

in Choose Hope Today, Surrender

By Guest Writer Brigette Thompson   The last first day of school. The last football game. The last snow-day. The first and last prom.... read more

Ken Cannon on Surrender

in Stories of Hope, Surrender

I had a pretty tough childhood. My parents were immature and didn’t really know how to parent, so I effectively raised myself. I was... read more

Surrender the Summer

in Choose Hope Today, Surrender

By Guest Writer Lane Faulkner   Here in Nashville, Tennessee, the signs of summer abound: the oppressive humidity has arrived early, and end-of-the-year pictures... read more

Seasons of Transition: Q and A with Tyler Smith

This week we are interviewing Tyler Smith who recently completed his master’s coursework in Chemistry at New York University. Like many soon-to-be graduates, Tyler... read more

Notes of Encouragement: Surrender

in Notes of Encouragement, Surrender

Dear Friend, I am sending this note of encouragement because the weight of your worry is palpable in your spirit and on your countenance.... read more

Begin the Practice of Surrender

in Choose Hope Today, Surrender

What do you think of when you hear the word “Surrender”? If I were to venture a guess, I would say that the word... read more