Love Does Not Envy

Are you envious of someone? Do you covet what they have, whether material possessions or a relationship? Have you sought out acquiring what they have on your own? Have you asked God to provide for your needs? Our culture is an envious culture. Think not? Look at what the “cool kids” have and ask howContinue reading “Love Does Not Envy”

Love Is Patient

Have you ever prayed that God give you patience? Do you know what it means to have patience from God’s perspective? Are you ready to experience the challenges needed to learn to have the patience of God? We have moments when we ask for patience. Often, it is just for the moment. Someone is doingContinue reading “Love Is Patient”

The Perfect Role Model

Who is your role model? Why is that person your role model? Is it because of a special talent they have? Is it because of their political stance? Is it because of their moral make up? What do you think should be the deciding factor? People choose a role model for a variety of reasons.Continue reading “The Perfect Role Model”

One Body

Do you know where you belong today? Where are you accepted? Where do you fit in? What is your position in life? Do you want to know where you belong, where you fit in, what your position is? Do you know you can find it? In our culture today, it seems as though everyone wantsContinue reading “One Body”

Work for Abundance

What are you working for? What is your goal in life? Are you working toward possessions? Are you working toward pleasing your boss? Are you working toward a promotion? Does your job consume you? Our culture places high importance on status. Status can be obtained through promotions on the job, being a social media influencer,Continue reading “Work for Abundance”

Work for the Harvest

Are you tired? Have you grown weary? Do you feel as though you need a break? Would you like to take a year off on a tropical island? Have you become lethargic, depressed, and feeling overwhelmed? The past couple years have worn on nearly all of us. We have been inundated with change upon changeContinue reading “Work for the Harvest”

Friendly Reminder

Do you need to be reminded of deadlines? Do you need to put appointments on the calendar of your smart phone and set alerts? Do you sometimes forget about upcoming events and double-book yourself? Do you need to be reminded you belong to Christ? I use the calendar on my smart phone for everything, includingContinue reading “Friendly Reminder”

Well-Functioning Body

Do you long to be part of something good? Do you want to do good for others? Are you searching for a place where you belong? Have you had bad experiences with organizations or family? Do you know there is a place for you to be? It is our human nature to desire belonging toContinue reading “Well-Functioning Body”

Unity of the Body

Would you like to remove division? Are you weary of seeing divisions in our society and in the church? Would you like to be part of the healing process? Do you know how to bring about healing? Have you looked to God? There are divisions everywhere we look. We see divisions in our communities, states,Continue reading “Unity of the Body”

Peace and Conformity

Are you looking for peace? Do you want to belong? Would you like to be part of an organization or group of people who appreciate you and welcome you in? How welcoming are you? Are you open to changing your outlook? We all want to feel as though we belong. We seek approval. We wantContinue reading “Peace and Conformity”