Confrontation

One of the hardest things for me is confrontation. I would say as a leader it was what I struggled with most. It is difficult to stand up to someone, to go face-to-face with someone and mention something that you take issue with, and for me, I always would get this nervous feeling in my … Continue reading Confrontation

Repair What is Broken

Jesus desires harmony among believers. Perfect harmony. He prayed for us to be made complete, to be of one mind, united together (John 17:20-23). Paul echos this in 2 Corinthians 13:11: “Finally, beloved friends, be cheerful! Repair whatever is broken among you, as your hearts are being knit together in perfect unity. Live continually in … Continue reading Repair What is Broken

The Lord’s Commendation

Paul said, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord” (2 Corinthians 10:17). It’s too easy to fall into the bad habit of bragging. We want the approval of others, right? We want people to like us. Even when we say we aren’t in this world to make friends or when we say we … Continue reading The Lord’s Commendation

Godly Sorrow

Godly grief is necessary for everyone. True repentance is impossible without godly sorrow. In 2 Corinthians 7:9-10, we read: “Now I’m overjoyed—not because I made you sad, but because your grief led you to a deep repentance. You experienced godly sorrow, and as God intended, it brought about gain for you, not loss, so that … Continue reading Godly Sorrow

Freedom

We have been hearing a lot these past few years about freedom. Many people are fearful that there is an attempt to take away freedom. Today’s passage is 2 Corinthians 3:17: “Now, the ‘Lord’ I’m referring to is the Holy Spirit, and wherever He is Lord, there is freedom” (TPT).  This passage discusses the Holy … Continue reading Freedom