Think of someone who may have blown it. He or she needs your love, not your judgment. Leave grudges to the world and open your arms with a forgiving embrace.
Every day we parents leave footprints for our family to follow. But parenting is not a game—a future generation of faith rests on us. There’s no doubt we are leaving tracks and our kids follow in our footsteps…at least for a while.
When it comes to working with difficult bosses, most often we need to resist our natural inclinations, lest we fall into sin ourselves.
As Christians, we live in a foreign land. And when our citizenship becomes heaven our purpose changes to live in a way that creates a thirst for heaven in others.
The role of government in carrying out justice also entails passing and upholding just laws for the good of the community and protecting the needy. Government is to seek, serve, and promote the common good of the people, not the good of the rulers.
All who work with babies and bottles, toddlers and high chairs, building blocks and toy boxes enjoy one of the special delights life offers. Yet with all the thrills, there are also the threats unique to newborns. Being so tiny and dependent, their little lives often hang perilously close to danger and death. What is true of infant humans is equally true of infant believers in God's family.
If you’re currently employed or were once engaged in the workforce, you understand what it means to answer to someone in authority over you. Since that’s true, you need no convincing of the value of a great boss…one who is caring, equitable, and respectful.
Our natural response to suffering is resistance. But if we welcome rather than resent it, suffering gives us the opportunity to stretch our faith and deepen our confidence in God.
How a husband treats his wife speaks volumes about his character. A masculine and secure husband honours his wife, and he allows her the freedom to be herself.
Every marriage needs those gush moments, those moments when you affirm your spouse. Acts of kindness and showing affection are vital to a vibrant marriage.