While there’s a cry in every heart to be uniquely valued–to be loved, there’s a competing cry to blend in and not to draw attention to yourself (unless there’s something about yourself you think will give you attention you really want). High school & college students are a great example…in any gathering of students, hair, make-up … More Blending In or Called Out?
Confusion is a tool of the enemy. God is a God of order and peace. He says what He means, He means what He says…and He offers us a choice to believe it or not. Our choices have consequences. We live in a confused and chaotic world because so many choose not to believe what … More Do you live a divided life?
It is the question we hate feeling: Do I matter? Does anyone care? We spend much of our lives seeking activities and relationships that give us an affirmative answer. There is only One who can answer that to our complete satisfaction. The only One who can answer it is the One who created us. Animals are … More Do I matter? Does anyone care?
I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Difficulties and disappointments are guaranteed to come to every life. The outcome of every situation is our choice. We can … More Difficulties Guaranteed. Choose Outcome: Weariness or Worship.
The Christian life is all about transformation…redemption that frees captive souls. The Cross is the dividing line. Jesus completed the Work and says, “It is finished.” Our choice is this: Do we live on the earthly side..choosing to take responsibility for making ‘it’ happen OR Do we live on the eternal side…choosing to live in Christ knowing it … More Choosing to Change
If you missed the first two segments, you may wish to begin with Real Relationships Are Messy and Healing Relationships. Continuing our look at relationships, leads us to consider how choices and change relate to our connections. God did not make a mistake with providing choice in the Garden of Eden. It was and is … More Choices Empowering Change