If you wrestle with depression don’t blame yourself. Everyone experiences episodes of despair. While it’s temping to isolate yourself it’s important to seek a close friend or trusted counsellor who can help you through this difficult time.
Email. Internet. Video. Texting. Tablets. Smartphones. The list never ends, does it? As technology advances, real human connection becomes harder and harder. If we’re not careful, each new gadget can draw us further away from the family of believers God designed us to be.
If you want to experience a close community with other Christians, you must first escape the trap of superficiality and to develop tight bonds that will feed your soul and mature your spiritual family.
When you offer advice be careful what you assume about the person’s situation. And seek to uplift rather than criticize.
What makes someone a hero? Often they’re ordinary people who are able to rise above their circumstances.
Chuck Swindoll has four suggestions to help us avoid feeling offended and they’re all rooted in the same concept. By shifting our perspective from horizontal (focusing on ourselves) to the vertical (focusing on God) we also avoid bitterness.
Life is all about relating to others in love, forgiveness, and grace. We need each other.
Men are especially vulnerable to temptation in times of stress. A wife’s emotional support is critical and these times. Husbands need the wisdom, perspective, and spiritual strength of their spouses.
We live in a world where the majority is heading the wrong way. As Christians we swim upstream, against the flow who are moving away from God.
There are many reasons for Christians to pull together—we’re brothers and sisters because we have the same heavenly Father.
In these uncertain times the world is looking for authenticity. When we show love to one another we’re taking a step in helping a needy and hostile world.
There is nothing too big and nothing too small for God. For some reason, as we age, we forget there’s nothing God doesn’t care about in our lives.