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Four Absolute “Musts” If You Want to Get Along

Biff and Mable have pockets of silence between them. There are things Biff is thinking, but he does not discuss them with Mable. There are things Mable is thinking, but she does not bring them up to Biff. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Secret-Keeping Destroys Lives and Relationships

There is a temptation with all of us to keep certain things hidden from others. Our high sense of shame and self-awareness tempts us from the purpose of the gospel, which is transformation in a community of grace. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Some Days You Need to Feel Like a Counselee

Sometimes the Lord puts you in situations that humble you. Other times it’s your decisions that put there, but either way, it’s critical to learn from these moments. The humbled heart is a grateful heart. How are your struggles teaching you a humility that leads… Continue Reading …

Why I Can’t Tell My Spouse Everything I’m Thinking

Being married and being a Christian does not automatically mean you will connect and relate to your spouse at the most secret part of your soul, which is your intimate knowledge of and experience with God. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

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 You may want to read: The… 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 …

Three Keys That Will Make Your Small Group Dynamic

Building a close network of friends inside a local church is one of the most challenging things you’ll ever do. If there is a temptation to dismiss this idea, will you consider how you could position yourself for this kind of community? Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Pre-Forgiveness: Prerequisite Before You Can Genuinely Forgive

Have you ever granted forgiveness to someone who hurt you? Did you mean it? I mean, did you really, really mean it, or did you just say, “I forgive you” because it is the Christian thing to do? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… 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 …