In a world overwhelmed by technology, one thing that often gets lost in the shuffle is true connection.
One of the greatest challenges older people face is coping with loneliness. Who would be glad to receive a visit from you today?
Christian friendships and relationships have a lot of different dimensions. They can be anything from a close marriage and romance to best friends for life, or even just good friends or coworkers with whom you get along well.
Did you know that as many as one in five Australians are affected by mental illness every year? This is a problem that we cannot afford to ignore. The impacts are being felt across our communities, both on the health system and the justice system.
Taking the next step and being vulnerable by sharing is a great way to spark conversations that lead to talking about Jesus. Simply sharing your story is powerful because you never know what that simple act of vulnerability can do in someone’s life.
Have you ever prayed to God but didn’t feel Him answer? What do you do when this happens? All of us have times like this. But there are keys to understanding God and having a good relationship with Him. Investments we can make that will pay huge dividends.
He offered her living water instead of dead religion.
Your words may bring comfort and hope, but it’s your abiding interest that helps people to maintain their faith and progress!
If you limit yourself only to people who think exactly like you, you’ll never grow personally or accomplish what God has in mind for you.
Paul writes: ‘Don’t be selfish; don’t live to make a good impression on others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourself. Don’t just think about your own affairs, but be interested in others, too, and in what they are doing…
Human love says, ‘I’ll love you as long as you meet my expectations, agree with my politics, attend my church, or fit into my social circle.’ God isn’t like that.
Jesus said, ‘Don’t condemn others, and God won’t condemn you. God will be as hard on you as you are on others! He will treat you exactly as you treat them.’ (Matthew 7:1–2).