When Being Authentic is Stupid

When Being Authentic is Stupid

Is being authentic a good thing? Can it be dumb? Should we be authentic with everyone? George wrote on Facebook, “The tall guy in my small group talks too much!” Helena wrote on her wall, “I wish my sister would just shut up and listen.”...
The Problem with Gratitude

The Problem with Gratitude

Have you ever been invited to a friend’s house for dinner? They asked you to come to their house at 6pm. You arrive at 5:55pm to ensure you are not late. Throughout the night, laughs are shared, memories are made, and you leave refreshed. The generosity of your...
Should I Have an Accountability Partner

Should I Have an Accountability Partner

Welcome to church life. You have attended church for some time now and everyone seems to have an accountability partner, right? If you are really serious about killing your sin, shouldn’t you also have one? Determined, you find someone who agrees to meet you for...
Jesus Calms the Storm

Jesus Calms the Storm

I was reading this morning in Mark 4, and near the end of the Chapter Jesus is back on a boat and other boats are around when an intense storm hits.  Everyone is freaking out… What to do?  How can someone be so calm (Jesus!)?  I would be panicking!  I would pull...
Does God Spank?

Does God Spank?

Interesting question, isn’t it? Does God spank? This is not a question of would God spank his son or daughter, but does God spank his children? The real question is, Does God discipline His Children? Does God Discipline His Children The answer, I believe, is...