Life gets complicated over time and it’s easy to lose your way. Maybe it’s time to get back to the basics and remember your First Love.
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.
Three good questions to ask when considering a choice are, is it wise? Do I have peace? Does it show respect for other people?
More often than not we don’t know what causes people to act how they do. That’s why it’s always appropriate to extend grace. Always.
Love is patient and kind, it’s not jealous, it doesn’t brag, love isn’t proud. Love never gives up on people—it never quits.
We all know love is important to marriage. But how much thought do we give to grace in marriage? It can make all the difference in a relationship.
As Christians we’re called to be gracious and loving, but we’re not called to be doormats. Sometimes enough is enough.
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.
As believers, how often do we live out this same intentionally in our communities? These days it seems like we don’t invest in each other’s lives much, either because we’re distracted or don’t make the time.
When you offer advice be careful what you assume about the person’s situation. And seek to uplift rather than criticize.