October 13, 2013
Jesus plus anything removes us from the center of the Gospel – there is a part of our human nature that wants to contribute to God’s work – we want to add something to it – we can’t just accept it. We want to improve on God’s love of us. The thing we add, if […]
October 6, 2013
There is more to knowing God than we will ever know. In fact, the longer I walk with the Lord the more I realize that I don’t know about Him. The more I also realize that I must accept without answers. There are also a lot of things that we know about God in our […]
September 29, 2013
The crazy chaos of the lives of parents, it’s hard sometimes to grab the wheel and steer life where you want it to go. Today we’re going to find some keys to parenting from God’s Word.
September 22, 2013
Difficult people. High maintenance relationships. We’ve all got them. As a result of these relationships, you put enormous amounts of thought, emotion and time and only feel frustrated, helpless, fearful, anxious, guilty, confused, angry or a general sense of being out of control. God’s word has some words for us on all of this and […]
September 15, 2013
There are things that make for good marriages and relationships and things that make for bad ones. In fact, bad things can happen to good marriages and if we’re not careful they can undermine all that we’ve worked for in the past. Every relationship – friendships, neighbors, marriage, parents – every relationship encounters some desperate […]
September 8, 2013
God will forgive us. He then expects that we will forgive others BECAUSE we’ve been forgiven. God forgives first. But again and again Jesus said in no uncertain terms that our unwillingness to forgive others destroys the bridge over which God’s grace and forgiveness come to us. If this is how the forgiveness thing works […]
September 1, 2013
The Biblical book of Proverbs contains the collection of the best wisdom that Israel had to offer. These proverbs are based on experience and observation and offer us practical advice for living wisely. They’re like guardrails. Guardrails keep us safe. They save our lives. They warn us of dangerous places. Guardrails keep us from driving […]
August 25, 2013
Healthy friendships are connected to our relationship with God. Choosing friends wisely and loving them completely will help us grow in Christ and our relationship with God.
August 18, 2013
Compassion is a characteristic of God. As we follow Christ and are made more and more like Him, growing in compassion will be part of our lives.
August 11, 2013
Money can mess us up, destroy our families, ruin ministry. Money can support us, support ministry, and expand God’s Kingdom. Figuring out money is one of the most important things we can do in our discipleship.