The Practical Ministry of Presence

Today, it seems as though everyone you meet is carrying a burden, and Christians are not exempt. Though we can and should have joy in the midst of our difficulty, this doesn’t mean that we are to be dishonest about our difficulties. If we act like we never have problems then what does our ability to have joy prove? However, if we are honest about our lives and still find Jesus sufficient in all things, even when we are clearly at the end of ourselves—that can be winsome.

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Who Would Carry You?

It is a sad commentary on Christianity that so many Christians stand opposed to their brothers and sisters in the faith. We have lost sight of the power God has given over our friends. We have allowed the world, flesh, and devil to keep our eyes focused on ourselves and we miss an opportunity to be a blessing.

Love that Lasts a Lifetime

What can make a marriage work is surprisingly simple. Happily married couples aren’t smarter, richer, better looking, or more on the ball. They may even argue at times. But in their day-to-day lives, they have hit upon a dynamic that keeps their negative thoughts and feelings about each other (which all couples have) from overwhelming … Continue reading Love that Lasts a Lifetime

Confession is Good for the Soul

Ephesians 4:24-32 Bad out - Vacuum Replacement - Good in Our next step in overcoming: Relational “Step 6” – “We need to forgive those who have harmed us and make an amends for harm we’ve done to others –except when doing so will  harm them or others.” Confession – There’s just something special about it … Continue reading Confession is Good for the Soul