Ever had an argument that ended with, “It’s fine”? When someone says that, it’s never fine. “It’s fine” has become a term we use to smuggle our fears, faults, and feelings into the future. That simple phrase prevents us from paying attention to the things in us that really need our attention—our emotions.
We all have a framework that helps us make sense out of life. It helps us make decisions that make sense. But we wonder about some things because our frame of reference doesn’t provide all the answers. What do you wonder?
It’s one of our favorite times of the year: Be Rich. We’re uniting with churches across the globe to unleash a wave of generosity here and around the world.. When we come together, when we’re generous, we can change our communities . . . and the world.
Guardrails. They’re everywhere, whether we need them to be or not. The thing about guardrails is that we don’t need them . . . until we do. And when we need one, it can be the difference between life and death.
It’s scary out there—no doubt about it. We’d all like to remove fear and uncertainty from our lives, but that’s not always possible. Are we destined to live scared to death or can we discover a new way of dealing with anxiety and worry?
Stop worrying about being known for something, and allow yourself to be known by a group of someones. We all want to be KNOWN for something. But what do you do when you don’t measure up . . . even to your own standards? You’ll never become who you want to be until you are […]
Invitations are powerful. They come in all shapes and sizes from weddings, graduations, and parties. The list goes on and on. It’s nice to receive an invitation to any event. Even if you choose not to attend, the sender thought enough of you to ask. Jesus extended the invitation of a lifetime to a few […]
We think that for far too long the church has been known for what it’s against. We want to be known for what we are FOR. We believe that the best place to begin might just be next to the people we live closest to. What if our neighbors knew that God is FOR them […]