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Bryan Nelson
Why Isolation Feels Heavy And Hard

Why Isolation Feels Heavy And Hard

It should catch our attention that less than two full chapters into the Bible, God includes a remarkable and perhaps frightening declaration, “It is not good for man to be alone” (Genesis 2:18). This declaration comes in stark contrast to every other declaration...

Get Connected with Providence Men

Get Connected with Providence Men

Today, the term “Father” can evoke a wide range of emotional responses, from deep and abiding affection to visceral anger to complete ambivalence. We all have opinions on what a dad is and isn’t. We all have experiences, good and bad, that shape those opinions. If we...

Divorce Care

Divorce Care

No one steps into the lifelong commitment of marriage expecting it to fail. A quick look at traditional marriage vows is proof: “I _______, take you__________, to be my lawfully wedded (wife/husband) to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse,...

I’m Anxious…What Now?

I’m Anxious…What Now?

40 million Americans struggle with some form of chronic anxiety. Every generation is 3x more likely to struggle with anxiety than their parents. Life is anxious for us all at different degrees, and when we face the stress that whips up the waters of our hearts,...

The Two “C’s” Of Pornography

The Two “C’s” Of Pornography

Pornography may be one of the most dangerous things in the world facing the modern church. While it is enjoyed in private by a shocking number of people, it is not a struggle for a disturbed few. It is a challenge for people globally, and many church-going Christians...

Fighting Passivity

Fighting Passivity

Passivity Is A Product of the Fall Let’s be honest, Adam dropped the ball. When God created him, He gifted Adam with purpose. The fact is, both man and woman were made God’s representatives on the earth, image bearers of the Creator, with characteristics that only...

Resources To Help You When You Feel Guilty

We are all guilty. We think that if we can deny our sin, we can find peace, but that is a lie. How do we avoid becoming overwhelmed by guilt? How can we be washed of all our sins? How is it possible that sin can just be blotted out? It is only by the cross. Our sin is...

How To Handle Hopelessness

Despair is the feeling of hopelessness and anguish that leads us to say, “My soul is full of troubles” (Psalm 88:3). Despair is dangerous because it tempts us to settle, sin, or self-harm for relief. When feeling hopeless, many compromise, many turn to self-numbing...

I Feel Abandoned…What should I do?

When we are bereaved by death, devastated by divorce, disowned by a family, broken by a break-up, rejected by a friend, discarded by a boss, and we look to God only to hear/see no help; this is what it means to feel forsaken. And yet, Jesus endured utmost loss to...

How Can I Fight Fear?

Fear is what we feel when facing the threat of harm, and we live in such a scary world, it can feel like fear is taking over our life. Nothing changes the tide of fear in our lives like knowing and remember who God is and that God is with us always. Even when we are...