Q: How can I permanently remove bitterness from my heart for person who hurt me emotionally? A: Forgiveness can be difficult. It isn't something that comes naturally to us as humans. It can be especially difficult if the hurt was deep. As Christians, it is our responsibility to forgive others and to have a forgiving … Continue reading Monthly Q&A: June 2022
My wife and I often comment on how Valentine's Day is simply a commercialized "holiday" intended to make money. But, it is worth taking time during the day to remember your spouse in a special way. Reflecting on Valentine's Day and what its focus is, it brought to mind one occasion where the Bible condones … Continue reading A Call to Drunkenness on Valentine’s Day
I had the privilege of joining one of my very good friends, Davis Lacey, on the Rooted Youth Ministry podcast to discuss the importance of teaching eschatology to teenagers. Even if you're not a teenager, I hope you'll find some of what I shared helpful as I think through how our eschatology (view of the … Continue reading Does Eschatology Matter?
Q: If there is habitual sin in my life, does it mean I'm not saved? A: Habitual sin certainly appears to be and is inconsistent with the newness of life that Christians are to walk in. However, that doesn’t mean that Christians, at times, do not walk in prolonged periods of sin. First off I … Continue reading Monthly Q&A: February 2020
Teams are established when two or more people are working together to achieve a common goal. When two or more human beings are working together, conflict is inevitable. Therefore, conflict is inevitable when working in teams. In fact, conflict is often the primary problem or issue that teams deal with. Teams are made up of … Continue reading Leading Effective Teams: Managing Group Dynamics & Conflict