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Robyn Roste

Robyn is the media and marketing at Insight for Living Canada. She is a writer, editor, and broadcast producer with a bachelor of journalism.

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In the Long Months of Drought

When facing tragedy or enduring long months of drought, it’s easy to shut down and go through the motions until you don’t feel so vulnerable. Instead, take a page from Jeremiah and give it to God—tell Him everything (He knows it anyway) and trust Him to water your soul. Because that’s how you grow deep roots. That’s how you find peace when it doesn’t make sense.

How Can I Discover My Purpose?

Being involved in church, volunteering your skills, and helping others however you can aren’t actions specially set aside for the chosen few or the super religious. This is a calling for each of us and if we think we can strike out on our own, or just show up for nourishment but give nothing back to the body, we are missing the point.

Different But Not Wrong

Several years ago, I joined a worship band for a Sunday night church service. The service was fresh and exciting. It attracted many young people who didn’t grow up in the church and presented biblical truth in an interesting way to a hungry audience.

Well, as so many others I’m sure have experienced, the things that made the service attractive to this new group wasn’t welcomed with open arms by the regular congregation. I had assumed everyone would be as excited about the format shift as I was, and when they weren’t it threw me for a loop.

Rethinking God's Sovereignty

Years ago I remember sitting in a dimmed sanctuary listening to a musician perform a song written to Romans 8. And I remember thinking it was the most beautiful song I’d ever heard.

Whenever I hear a message on this passage the tune comes to mind and I start singing to myself, “Who shall separate us from the love of the Lord…trials, tribulations, perils, famine, or sword?”

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