• Abortion’s Guilt Article by Melissa Kruger

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2016

    Tears filled her eyes as she told me her story: an older boyfriend, pressure to have sex, pregnant at fourteen, and an abortion to cover the shame. Even though she’d been raised in a Christian family, the weight of guilt that followed these early choices led to years of wandering. She questioned, “Is there grace enough for me?” The tide of abortion’s guilt rises high, threating to engulf a woman’s entire life with shame, regret, and feelings of unworthiness. Statistics report that nearly three in ten women will have an abortion. These numbers speak to the reality that our churches … View Resource

  • Finding Contentment Article by Melissa Kruger

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2015

    From our earliest years, we place a variety of personal qualifications on our contentment. If only we could possess that new toy, get into the right peer group, gain acceptance to a particular college, find job satisfaction, marry the person of our dreams, buy just the right home in just the right city, have children, experience lovely vacations, maintain our health, enjoy financial stability—then, and only then, can we expect to experience contentment. If we can just have the items we long for at any time, then we expect to find satisfaction. It’s not too much to ask, is it? … View Resource