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Ten Ways To Find, Develop, and Enjoy Wonderful Friends

To have a biblical friend is to be a wealthy individual. Do you want to be rich? In this article, I provide you with ten sequential steps to help you find and sustain good friends. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

The Wisdom In Handpicking Your Friends

Wisdom would say we should not quickly dismiss how the Savior approached picking His friends. It might benefit us to give scrutiny here to learn how friend picking could help us personally, impact our community, and bring glory to God by advancing His kingdom. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Wisdom In Giving Your Friends Room To Sin

Death, taxes, and being sinful are assured until Jesus comes back to take us home. This chapter is not about death or taxes. It is about the prospects of being sinful–a sad reality we can never entirely eradicate from our lives. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Make Your Friends Help You If You Want to Change

Don’t assume others will love you the way you want to experience their helpful care. It is hard to care for people, which is why one of the best things you can do is make it easy for another person to care for you. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Benefit of Being Intentionally Intrusive In Your Relationships

Living in a relationship, which I am defining as close to another person, means you will be disappointed and hurt by that person. It is unavoidable. Since Adam fell in the garden, we have been helplessly unable to stay out of a relational conflict. Listen… Continue Reading …

How to Have Authentic and Transparent Relationships

This message is on “True Community: How to Develop True, Authentic, and Transparent Relationships With Another Person.” You may apply this teaching to any marriage, family, friendship, work relationship, and, of course, within the local church. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

Seven Tips To Help Your Friends Go Through Suffering

Sometimes the words we share when our friends are hurting are not the best things to say. Saying the wrong thing is easy to do, which is why I’m sharing seven ideas to help you navigate these challenging times with your suffering friends. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Day 21 – Teen Devotion: Describe Your Friendships

The most important relationship in your life is God. And the most practical way to experience Him is in a community of like-minded believers who are intentional about helping each other mature in their relationships with Him. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on… Continue Reading …

Do You Have Good Micro Rhythms With Your Friends?

Do you enter the room mouth first or are you sensitive to your friends as you meet them where they are rather than expecting them to think and act like you? This other-centered aspect of the gospel can transform your friendships. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Five Keys to Move Your Relationships From Shallow to Deep

Free associate. I’m going to mention a word, and you tell me the first thing that comes to your mind. Ready? Here is the word: unity. What came to your mind? Now, let me ask another question: what is the first thing that comes to… Continue Reading …