We may sometimes feel that we're in a Tower Defense game, marching along a path as others attack us. Whatever the perils, though, we can find a defender in God.
Rather than seeking out the "lesser of two evils", Paul the apostle was conflicted by having two excellent alternatives.
Walking to a new room has been shown to make us forget. But, with a little practice, we can prepare to treat people in the next room the way Jesus did, with humility and consideration.
The example of Jesus' priorities when he visited some friends can teach us a few things, too.
Even if we're in a bad mood, we are challenged to always make our words gracious and helpful to others.
While our good deeds aren't good enough to make us right before a holy God, once we appreciate the magnitude of His grace, mercy, and love, we still have a part to play.
If we are looking for others to step up and act better, maybe we must first demonstrate to them the right kind of behavior.
Being part of a group of like-minded believers has a lot of advantages for us, but what does the rest of the world get out of it?
The simple math of inequalities can help us remember to praise God for His greatness...especially as compared to our lack of greatness.
The call for us each to contribute to the church (the body of Christ) isn't just a suggestion. The rest of the body needs each of us, from the smallest to the greatest.
Here are a couple of possible techniques to help us trim events from our schedule - no matter how full it may seem.
How can we explain to others what we believe, when the very name for our belief can stir up so much emotion?
Sometimes, we can grow so used to our own point of view, that we have trouble connecting with those having different backgrounds and context, if we don't take time to listen.