Many of us have been hurt by people representing the church and unfortunately, that will continue to happen until Jesus returns.
You’ve heard it said “churches are hospitals for sinners”—since we are all broken, all can find healing there.
There are stories of love all around us (especially during the month of February!) But if this season has you feeling lonely, sad or unloved there is one story that you can focus on.
If you are of infinite worth to God, then so is every other person for whom He came to die. He calls you to recognise their value and act on it.
"What makes us emotionally unhealthy individuals is not the presence of negative emotions but what we do with them."
In a Church so often distracted by rules, we can easily forget the true purpose of Sabbath.
I am very fortunate that my husband likes to help in the house. He often puts washing in the washing machine, vacuums floors, washes dishes. I always thank him, but today was different and I was not thankful at all that he washed our dirty laundry.
Charity is good. It is one aspect of the other action of Micah 6:8, that God also requires us “to love mercy”.