How do we defend our relationships against enemy attacks? Establishing mutual expectations can be a game-changer. But what does that look like? Let's share a simple story.
Building on Strong Friendships God’s Way
What does the word relationship bring to your mind? Blissful days of love and harmony? Maybe not. I know I am not the only one with a history of strained relationships. Some of our greatest blessings, as well as our greatest difficulties, are intertwined in our relationships. So what do we do about it? How do we block Satan’s attacks on our relationships? Join me over the next couple of months as we dig into God’s Word for answers. As we do, a picture of God’s design for relationships will begin to take shape. Start today by looking at a couple of passages in Proverbs.
Trust and Obey
Have you ever tried to fully grasp the idea of eternity? We imagine what it might be like, or compare it to things we understand, but our finite minds cannot comprehend eternity. Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! (NLT). God exists outside of time. In fact, He created time – and us. As we exist inside of time, we have no reference for the absence of time – or for eternity. We simply cannot understand God’s ways. The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong…
Kidnapped by the Taliban
Kidnapped by the Taliban A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six By Dilip Joseph with James Lund Published by Thomas Nelson – W Publishing “The AK-47s were the elephants in the room—we all knew they were there. In most cultures it wouldn’t be considered polite to bring assault rifles into a home. Security concerns apparently trumped manners on this night.” -Dilip Joseph, M.D., Kidnapped By The Taliban. Slow start to what turned out to be an inspiring read, once I waded through the obligatory backstory. As the title suggests, Kidnapped By The Taliban begins in the midst of author and medical doctor Dilip Joseph’s captivity by…
Vision Map Charting a Step-by-Step Course for Your Biggest Hopes and Dreams By Joel Malm Published by Moody Publishers “There is a problem that God has placed you on this earth to solve. You have a unique message to share with the world that will bring God glory.” (Joel Malm, Vision Map) Highly recommend! Take the first step in clarifying your calling by picking up a copy of this quick-reading, powerful book. Vision Map is written as a how-to for anyone with a God-led, God-sized vision. With strong Biblical advice woven throughout the book, author Joel Malm points the reader to God’s Word time and again, grounding his ideas in…