6 Questions to Ask Ourselves in Conflict
In THIS article Mark Altrogge wrote recently, he focuses on 6 questions we can ask ourselves when we are in conflict. The article is brief but offers some
Get Over It!
Ok, I don't mean it that strongly. I just wanted to get your attention. Here are a couple of thoughts about the past that have been going through
Is My Sickness Because of Sin? (a video)
Last Sunday I preached from James 5:14-16, and I received a lot of questions from people about how they can know if their sickness is because of sin in their
Two Problems With Whining
For years I've reminded my girls that you can always choose your attitude. Years ago I came across a blog that mentioned two problems with whining. I
Explaining or Excusing?
Your background may explain you, but it doesn't excuse you. Excuse: "That's just the way I am"Excuse: "That's the way I was
A Phrase I Never Want to Hear
I have often talked about phrases that I dislike hearing people say when I am counseling. It includes things like: "I can't..." My
Who I Am in Christ
On Sunday I taught from 1 Peter 2:9-10 and the point was: "If we fully embrace our identity in Christ, it will radically impact our behavior in the
Worry… Living as a Functional Atheist…
I love a statement I heard recently: "When we worry, we are living as a functional atheist." That's a great statement challenging an acceptable
What can a depressed person do daily while fighting for joy?
This is a re-post from the website Practical Shepherding. You can see the original post HERE. WHAT CAN A DEPRESSED PERSON DO DAILY WHILE FIGHTING FOR JOY?by
Guard vs. Follow
I wish more people would heed the biblical advice to guard their heart instead of the culture's advice to follow