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The power of persistent prayer

Posted by Julie Hawkins on

In our journey through the Gospel of Mark, we’ve become familiar with a certain adverb: immediately. The word is used about 40 times in the shortest gospel. There is a sense of urgency and action as we watch Jesus and his disciples move throughout the region. Immediately they went here...

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Tags: prayer, healing, miracles, persistent prayer, the healer, julie hawkins

What God says about mental illness

Posted by Gunnar Tesdahl on

What is mental health? Where does mental illness even come from? What are Christians supposed to do about it?  If you’re a Christian living in the United States, you can’t help but ask these questions. Around 47 million Americans suffer from some kind of...

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Tags: healing, healer, mental health, mental illness

Is God really good? Because this is awful.

Posted by Pastor Megan Hackman on

Twenty people came into a video booth after the worship services this past weekend and shared their stories of being in need of healing. They shared why they reached out to Jesus and how they were healed, just like the woman in Mark 5:24-34. I didn’t realize how much I needed these stories...

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Crazy hope amidst difficulty

Posted by Pastor Megan Hackman on

More than four years ago now we shared with Chapel Hill about suffering with infertility. It was one of those moments on which our life has hinged. Our seminary professors advised to keep some parts of our lives to ourselves—some are just too vulnerable for the pulpit and recording. But I...

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Does God still heal today?

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Posted by Pastor Ellis White on

I once heard a story about an avid duck hunter who was in the market for a new bird dog. His search ended when he found a dog that could actually walk on water to retrieve a duck. Shocked by his find, he was sure none of his friends would ever believe him. He decided to try to break the news to...

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Tags: faith, healing, miracles, chapel hill, the healer, ellis white

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