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.
August 4, 2013
Discipline is an indispensable tool for living a wise life.
July 28, 2013
Speaking truth is one of the essentials to moving forward in our lives. A life lived in truth, surrounded by truth, leads to a life that can be trusted.
July 21, 2013
We make decisions everyday about how we interact with the world around us. When differences in direction bring us to a crossroads, God’s wisdom can help us to navigate the intersections.
July 14, 2013
When we navigate the course of our lives, we think in terms of defining our arrival. We think, I will finally get there when…(fill in desired circumstances here). Jesus invites us to come closer to God, to receive God’s love, and to enter with wonder into a brand new world.
July 7, 2013
No matter how smart we think we are, how good our test scores, or how exemplary our record, our own human intuition can only get us so far. We can trust God’s wisdom to help us navigate the air currents and updrafts of daily life.