Two important and practical aspects of managing fear. (Covid-19)
Although fear is an emotion we may prefer to dissociate with, we have to remember fear tells us something. It alerts us to the presence of danger and lets us know that we may need to take action. In this video Pastor Dele discusses the practical and spiritual aspects of fear as it relates to #Covid19.
I’m tired of “them” should I cut “them” off?
The language used in Matthew 18:17 is less harsh than we initially assume since Jesus (and his community) is accused of befriending the “undesirables” like tax collectors and Gentiles. Held in tension with 1Corinthians 5, we’re glad to know God is concerned with reconciliation.
What is communion?
Thankful, not indebted.
Licensed professional counselor, Eric Chang's experience as a Chinese-American is eye-opening. In your life, what has "giving thanks" meant? Biblical thanksgiving has historical Hebraic roots through Paul's consistent emphasis on it. Instead of duty or requirement, "giving thanks" is ultimately about the never-ending goodness of Jesus.
Who will help us when we feel stuck?
What's the difference between dead and living water? Two words: The source. Unpacking the real meaning and why the historical context makes Jesus' words "If anyone is thirsty, let him/her come to me and drink" reverberate in the hearts of His hearers and for us today. Story source, New Testament Bible-Gospel of John Chapter 7.