Tag Archives: Criticism

SERIOUSLY, WE SHOULD LOVE EACH OTHER

John – God and Love   “For this is the original message we heard: We should love each other.” 1 John 3, The Message   What is love? A little first grader thought she knew the answer. She innocently came … Continue reading

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AND WHEN YOU OPEN YOUR MOUTH…

James – Dealing with sin   We can already feel the tension rise just from reading the title. James sets us all down as school children in the principle’s office to remind us that words can maim, hurt, and destroy. … Continue reading

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BUT WHEN GOD…

Timothy and Titus – Inconspicuous Leadership   Confession. As a kid, I was that girl who played baseball with the boys on the block and even though I was short, could hold my own. I was fiercely competitive in neighborhood … Continue reading

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MESSIAH’S MISFITS

1 Corinthians 4 – Belief and Behavior   There have been hundreds of books written about leadership. The church has tried to adopt what is written in the business world with application to God’s church in trying to manage and … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR BROCCOLI Growing great relationships!

Romans – “Therefore”   Some members of our family were in continuous disagreement about almost everything…but they loved and accepted each other. I remember listening in (you couldn’t help it, we were a loud family) as a child at our … Continue reading

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THE OPEN DOOR

Romans – “Therefore”   One summer my mom, a successful Avon lady, talked me into earning college money by taking on a “territory” to sell Avon products. In the old days, this meant going door to door in an assigned … Continue reading

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YOU’RE NOT ALONE IN THIS…

Romans – “Therefore”   We are troubled deeply by what is going on in the world. We wonder how bad will it get before things turn around. We blame the government leaders, no matter who is in charge, for everything … Continue reading

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