Question: Please help! I have a very difficult time believing that God loves me and that He’s not distant and wanting to punish me.  I’m desperate for Him to change me into someone who truly lives as His child.  I can’t do it on my own and I need Him, but I’m scared that He…

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Question: I have been living in Africa since I lost my dependable job due to political or governmental changes. I think God has left Africa because of the poverty, destructions, killing, famines, homelessness, and many more which is happening here. Now it seems the whole world is against me because I have reached out to…

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Question: I have doubts about repentance. I suffer from depression. At times I feel really sad, at times I feel really angry, but at times I feel nothing — not sad, not happy or angry, just, an empty room. So I hope that what I’m going to tell you is caused by depression. My boyfriend…

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Question: Can our own minds push us away from God? I mean, if you’re too hurt, can you feel dead? I’ve been really hurt lately. I haven’t had the intent to do anything. My parents are worried and my friends. I’m feeling like I never did before. I spend every minute of my day thinking about…

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Question: My ultimate goal should be as Solomon said “Fear God and keep His commandments” because Solomon did all the world had to offer but still came to that conclusion.  This I know. But I still suffer from what people challenge me with on a daily basis. They tell me all the time that I…

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Question: I’m a senior in high school and I feel downtrodden. I feel so despondent I just don’t know how to get out of this rut I am in. I miss people that I’ve lost over the silliest of reasons, I wish I would’ve gotten better grades last semester even though they were near perfect,…

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Question: I am a Christian and have been for some time now. My problem is I have trouble letting go of my guilt because of past sins. I feel extremely depressed and in deep remorse for past sins. I know that God forgives me if I repent, confess, and ask for forgiveness, but I still…

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Question: Is it a sin to want to die? Answer: There have been people in the past who because of depression expressed their desire to not continue life. Job rue the day he was born, “Why did I not die at birth? Why did I not perish when I came from the womb?” (Job 3:11).…

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Question: Would you mind giving me some ideas about methods for dealing with stress? Answer: This would be a good topic to dig deeper into, but I don’t want you to wait for me to get something done. I have a good friend, Pat Gates, who has written a good bit about this. She has…

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