Itʼs a bit dismaying to realize that you’re going to be spending eternity with people in the family of God you don’t even speak with on earth! Quite frankly, when someone has wounded us with his or her sharp quills, it’s natural to want to keep our distance. But we do need each other, needles and all!
Living for Christ is a moment-by-moment lifestyle, giving what you have for God's service.
Christians are unwise when they remain out of touch and live in secrecy. Being responsible includes being accountable, not just to God but also to one another. If carried out in the power and under the control of the Holy Spirit, accountability can be one of the most secure and reassuring facets of our Christian experience.
Many marriages shipwreck when crisis strikes, but devastation can be avoided. Here are a few insights I've learned through personal experience and by watching other couples.
Caring for others should always be the basis of any confrontation. When you have another’s best interests at heart you’re motivated by love instead of anger.
When you’re swimming in the ocean, it takes intentional effort to keep from drifting away. If you take your eyes off the shore, you’ll likely end up somewhere you never intended! And the same is true of our churches.
Honouring one another is essential for healthy relationships. Take time to show your loved ones how much you value and cherish them. You’ll never regret the time you spend nurturing these relationships.
What makes a church different than a lecture hall? Chuck Swindoll addresses that question in this message.
Even though relationships aren’t easy, life would be pretty dull and lonely without them. In spite of our high-tech world, people remain an essential ingredient in life.
Romans 12:14-21 paints a picture of the church using peace as his base colour with pronounced shades of humility and blessing.