In the Bible, there seems to be good precedent for taking the time to explain the truth, and to listen to others carefully.
Is marginalization a new technique for excluding those who don't agree with the crowd?
If we are fallible, how can we find the truth?
How is it that we can sometimes have the most difficult time noticing when we are the one who is wrong?
What do we do when there's nothing that we can do to repair something important?
No matter how handy we are, there comes a time when another layer of duct tape isn't going to fix the problem.
How else can we sort out what is true from what is false?
Just saying something is true doesn't make it so. How do we tell the difference?
Since we each have internal conflicts, what should be our response to those whose struggles are different from our own?
How can we make sure that the "arbitrator" in our internal conflicts is making good decisions?
Do you have conflict that seems to be stuck inside yourself (rather than being with others)? We all do!
Let's consider how we can relate our behavior and our blessings.
Maybe whether or not we are blessed isn't measured the way that we thought it was.
There is good news, once we realize that our sin is common ground that all of us share.
What if our common ground upon which we can find peace with others is found in our weakness, not in our strengths?
When we consider why people follow other gods, what does the God of the Bible have to say about their reasons?
For those who are comfortable and secure in their faith, have we considered why others make different choices?
What can Joshua's leadership teach us?
Let's take a look at the last recorded act of leadership by Joshua.
Do you really know why other people hold mistaken beliefs? Are you sure?