despair

Fear Podcast Jonathan and James lead a timely conversation about fear. As we all grapple with a viral pandemic—and the social isolation, anxiety, and economic uncertainty it can bring--fear can creep in, bringing with it hopelessness and even despair. How must Christians respond when the world is...
Frank Houghton - Eager to Glorify God The news of the brutal murder of John and Betty Stam – together with a local shopkeeper who tried to defend them – shook the missionary community and other Christians everywhere. It was December 1934, and the 10th division of the communist Red Army had just...
According to Søren Kierkegaard's analysis of spiritual despair in Sickness unto Death , in terms of faith (see the first post in this series ) and consciousness ( part 2 and part 3 ), despair is the universal condition of being without God and hope in the world (Eph. 2:12). It is crucial to note...
Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a peculiar sort of apologist for the spiritual earnestness he believed is demanded by the gospel and necessary to being human. It is not surprising, then, that Kierkegaard had much to say about despair before God ( coram Deo ) since spiritual despair is, in many...