Out of love for others, are there ways to lead them to the right conclusion about the harm that their choices are doing, rather than just a lecture?
We may have studied what Jesus taught, but let's look at how He taught it, too.
Sometimes, it's better to set our authority aside and just ask someone to do the right thing.
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What can keep a generation from being at least as faithful as its predecessors?
We may already know that we should pray for those in authority. How - and what - do we actually pray for them, though?
What can help us make good use of conversations with other people?
Do you really know why other people hold mistaken beliefs? Are you sure?
What if the great moments of life happen in times of change, which God has prepared for through His people's faithfulness during the times of "normalcy"?
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Maybe some of the things in the church that we think are a big deal, aren't actually as important as we thought.
If there was more that could be done to live a full and effective life, would we want to know about it?
Doing the right thing is sometimes more work than tearing others down.
How does a parent or mature Christian help someone else to grow and become ready for independence?
Sometimes, we require a deep breath before we engage with yet another person with traits similar to the last dozen that we've met.
Not every follower of Jesus is at the same place in their journey with Him. How can we find common ground and help others who are also on this path?
Just like in other team activities, we must evaluate whether we are contributing to God's kingdom, or working against other believers.
If the fruit of our choice to follow Jesus was expressed as an interest rate, would we be yielding normal human returns, or supernatural results?
Let's be honest: Waiting isn't very fun. However, a lot can happen over time, if we are patient (and, even if we aren't).
While good results often require many tries, we are still called to keep doing our part.