Holly Stratton

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Category archives: Hope

When Silence Shouts Shame

If we want to be a community of believers marked by genuine love, it's not going to happen without the appropriation of gospel grace that empowers us to resist our instinctual response to retreat from suffering. We need Jesus. We need His transforming grace to daily renew our minds and set us free from ourselves. Read more

Putting The Kibosh On The Pity Party

There are multiple reasons why it feels so satisfying to throw a pity party. One is that it offers comfortable engagement with what we know. We identify with the life of Pain, we understand the heart of Misery. They're loyal friends. Read more