To Resolve Conflict, Start with What’s Your Fault

“Why do you notice the little piece of dust in your friend’s eye, but you don’t notice the big piece of wood in your own eye? . . . You hypocrite! First, take the wood out of your own eye. Then you will see clearly to take the dust out of your friend’s eye” (Matthew 7:3,... Continue Reading →

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Six Ways to Work on Your Integrity

“We refuse to wear masks and play games. We don’t maneuver and manipulate behind the scenes. And we don’t twist God’s Word to suit ourselves. Rather, we keep everything we do and say out in the open” (2 Corinthians 4:2 The Message). Integrity demands that every area of your life be treated with the same intensity.... Continue Reading →

Forgive People Who Oppose You

“Be humble when you correct people who oppose you . . . They have been trapped by the devil, and he makes them obey him, but God may help them escape” (2 Timothy 2:25-26 CEV). When you face opposition because of your faith, you need to recognize the source of the opposition. It’s not other people.... Continue Reading →

You Only Need God’s Approval

"It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name!” (1 Peter 4:16 NLT). Never be embarrassed for standing for the truth and doing what’s right. The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:16, “It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for... Continue Reading →

Look for Ways to Bring People Together

[God] has restored our relationship with him through Christ, and has given us this ministry of restoring relationships. In other words, God was using Christ to restore his relationship with humanity. He didn’t hold people’s faults against them, and he has given us this message of restored relationships to tell others” (2 Corinthians 5:18-19 GW). When... Continue Reading →

How to Stay Hungry for God

You must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment” (1 Peter 2:2 NLT). Are you hungry for God?It is possible to maintain a spiritual hunger for God for the rest of your life. Here are five ways to sustain a spiritual appetite. Remind... Continue Reading →

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