Q: I know Jesus said we're supposed to forgive people who've hurt us, but why bother? A: Admittedly, forgiving someone who's hurt us doesn't always change them. But let me tell you what will happen if you truly forgive someone who has hurt you.
Q: I'm dreading Thanksgiving this year. A: Today families all over America will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Q: On the outside, everyone thinks I'm good -- I'm active in our church's youth group, have no bad habits, etc. A: Yes, I can understand how you feel, and I want to assure you that God also understands your feelings and inner conflicts.
Q: The other day, a pastor friend told us he's thinking of quitting the ministry because he's discouraged and doesn't feel like he's doing a good job.
Q: I was startled to read the other day about Christians who are being persecuted in some countries. A: You're right; Christians do want to make the world a better place -- and also point people to the better world God has prepared for us in heaven.
Q: I thought our money problems would go away as time passed, but they haven't. Thankfully we both have jobs, but we still can't seem to get out of debt.