Why is Church and God the first to go when life gets tough?

I have heard similar stories a hundred or more times, probably more. 'Yeah, life has been hard, so I just don't have time for Church' 'My life is falling a part and I blame God' 'Church just doesn't fit with my crazy life right now' 'I'm upset at a decision the Pastor made and so…

The Toughest Year of My Life…

This is pretty tough to write about.  Actually, I've wanted to write about this for months, but it's just been too hard. Like the kind of hard that's even hard to go to the thought in your mind.  Have you had those kind of 'hard thoughts'? I bet you have. 2012 was my toughest year…