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12 Tips to Help a Person Who Is Angry with Someone

It is common for there to be other participants in any relational conflict. Whether they want to be involved or not, bystanders will have more than a passive role in the problem. How will you respond? Listen to the podcast You may want to read:… Continue Reading …

When You Can’t See What You Need to See

One of the bigger misunderstandings in the church today is how some people believe that a personal relationship with God is a private matter. To these folks, to follow Jesus does not mean that you follow Him into a personal experience with other believers. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Confession of an Imposter

There is a gap between who we are and who Jesus is calling us to be. You’re working to close that gap, or it’s widening. It never stays the same. The issue is not so much about the “imposter” that is in you, but what… Continue Reading …

Anger, Alleviation, and a Quest to Be God

All Christians bring parts of their past lives into their new salvation experience with God. If they do not see these things, they will accommodate their old practices (Ephesians 4:22), and the consequences will be awful. This case study teaches how to escape those old… Continue Reading …

When Your Preferred Reality Clashes with Your Fallen Reality

Anger brings with it a visceral internal unsettledness, energy, and volatility that drives your actions. You cannot leave it alone because the natural processing of righteous anger through “self” will use this energy for selfish purposes, resulting in sinful anger (James 4:3). Read the Series:… Continue Reading …

I’m Angry at God Because He Did Not Help Me

Member Question – I was once asked the following: “How do you encourage someone toward the Lord when they are angry at God for past difficulties? They are mad because God did not protect them or deliver them from their problems. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

“I Am Mad at God. There, I Said It.”

Mad At God, There I said it.

God is calling you to trust Him. There is a plan, and you are part of that plan. It is so easy to want to be the author of the narrative rather than trust the Author of your story. Will you trust the Author, especially… Continue Reading …

The Reason I Stopped Hating My Dad Was Life-Changing

Every child to varying degrees is treated poorly by his father. I wish I had another story to tell you. Victimization not okay, but it is a fact about the fallout of our fallenness. And the temptation for the child is to grow up bitter.… Continue Reading …

Upside to Smoking Weed and Making Out at Church

What do McDonald’s, Walmart, your local high school, Christian school, any back alley, and your church facility have in common? I suppose there are several ways to answer this question. How about this? You can “make out” or smoke weed in any of those contexts.… Continue Reading …

Mean Wives, and Husbands Who Should Love Them

I have been accused (my word, not theirs) of writing too much about how husbands need to change. Of course, my “accusers” are husbands. They may be right. I do think a lot about husbands for two primary reasons. Listen to the podcast You may… Continue Reading …