The most heart-breaking stories are those of broken homes and fractured relationships. There’s one reason – because in most instances they’re avoidable. This past week I was told of two families who are navigating incredibly challenging circumstances. In one household, the father has a history of abuse and the family has had enough. In the other, one parent was convicted of embezzling funds in the workplace and is serving a long-term prison sentence leaving behind a spouse and 3 precious daughters.
This is a very simple thought that the Lord has been plowing into my heart the last several days. It seems like every circumstance for the past week or so has pointed back to this principle: Love People, Like Things, Live for God.
In a day when good is called evil and evil is called good, it is very difficult to establish boundaries, especially involving questionable issues. Churches seem to accept more and more worldliness, while some Christians are getting less and less tolerant of anything except their version of the truth. Gray areas are widening by the … Continue reading Trick or Treat: A Right Response to Halloween