Jesus + Nothing = Everything
"I was realizing in a fresh way the now-power of the gospel'that the gospel doesn't simply rescue us from the past and rescue us for the future."
Never had I experienced anything so tough. I could hardly eat, had trouble sleeping, and was continually battling nausea. I felt at the absolute end of myself. It was the summer of 2009, the low point in the most challenging and difficult year of my life. Then, at the end of June, as we always did, my family and I left home to go on vacation for a couple of weeks. Never had I needed it more.
Just a few months earlier I was riding high. The church I planted ...