Elahe shares her journey to writing her book with a church community in Atlanta, GA Elahe Hessamfar has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas and an MS in Computer Science from George Washington University. She is a former ... [Continue Reading]
The Love of God and His Fatherly Discipline
Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “that I will punish all who are circumcised and yet uncircumcised. (Jeremiah 9:25) By being circumcised, men declared that they belong to Yahweh. They were people chosen by God for ... [Continue Reading]
Addiction—What is the Right Way of Treating It?
Is addiction a disease? Can it be uprooted with a medical treatment? Photo: Shutterstock Although drug and alcohol addictions are classified as psychiatric diseases by the Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, science has never been able ... [Continue Reading]
Goth Teens, Depression, and Self-harm
A recently published scientific research in The Lancet Psychiatry claims that, The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers ... [Continue Reading]
Why Does a Loving God Send His People to Exile?
You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, you are each one walking according to the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me. So I will hurl you out of this land into the land which you have not known, ... [Continue Reading]
The Love of God: A Consuming Fire
Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the Lord. (Song of Songs 8:6) Love is a mysterious thing. It gives life ... [Continue Reading]
The Sanctifying Discipline of the Lord
Stripes that wound scour away evil, and strokes reach the innermost parts. (Proverbs 20:30) We all wonder what the purpose of evil might be, especially when it afflicts us. Why would a loving and powerful God allow evil to continue on earth? Why is ... [Continue Reading]