I have met many people who felt it was their obligation to blurt out an uncomfortable truth but few who could skillfully speak the truth in love.
Do Christians have a right to be angry? Yes. You have every right to be angry. You have a right to forgive as well. It is a choice that only you can make.
What is the purpose of anger? Some of you read this and giggled. You cannot consider the phrase, the purpose of anger, without laughing out loud.
You may have experienced rejection, abandonment, betrayal, fear, or shame in a prior relationship. It can make you want to give up on love.
How common is Trauma? How do we define and measure its potential impact? How will our understanding of trauma impact us and those in our care?
Before we can extend forgiveness, we must understand what forgiveness is not. Here are 25 lies that reveal what forgiveness is not.
When you feel broken, you must remember these truths. These truths will remind you that the cure for brokenness is often found in doing good to others.
Here are 5 things that we need to stop waiting for in 2021: the status quo to return, perfection, permission, inspiration, or an invitation to take action.
I have been struggling with how to give to others on a limited income. It saddens me that the amount and frequency of my giving have declined with a shrinking income. Maybe you feel the same.
We can choose to be joyful even when we are celebrating the holidays alone.
Dear Pastor, It’s Monday, and you need to laugh at yourself, your congregation, and your critics. I know that you probably taught a mid-week Bible… Read More »Dear Pastor, it’s Monday, and you need to laugh.
We are surrounded by broken people longing to be a little less broken today than they were yesterday. I am one of these broken people. Perhaps you are as well.
Surprise, an unwanted guest is at your door. That is what you want to tell your spouse but something more diplomatic comes out. Guess who’s coming to dinner?
The term Culture War suggests that anyone who disagrees with a Christ-followers viewpoint can be treated as an enemy combatant. This position is
Do you know how to be a good neighbor to the sexually abused? If Jesus told the story of The Good Samaritan today, His account… Read More »How To Be A Good Neighbor To the Sexually Abused
The only thing that might be more difficult than having nuanced conversations is writing about them.
Often I felt like the only man in the world who could make a SMART goal dumb. I have discovered that a better SMART goal is identity-based and value-oriented.
Some of you were raised to believe that other families were perfect, and your family was inherently flawed. But that is not true. We are all a little bit dysfunctional.