FAMILY: Love Drives Out the Fear in Your Relationships

“Love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it … shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love” (1 John 4:18 NLT, second edition). “I hate you!” When people say that in relationships, it’s often a sign that somebody’s trying to control somebody else. What’s beneath that … More FAMILY: Love Drives Out the Fear in Your Relationships

FAMILY: Why Satan Exists For Christ’s Glory and Your Joy

In a very real sense, “the whole world lies in the power of the evil one” (1 John 5:19). All humans, including those who compose the church, are subject to the evil god of this world. So here’s a question for you: True or false? God — and from the vantage point of the New … More FAMILY: Why Satan Exists For Christ’s Glory and Your Joy

FAMILY: Christian Conflict Five Ways to Fight It

I wish I never had to deal with conflict. I am a card-carrying conflict avoider. Whatever the reason (character, context, sin, etc). I would rather run away from conflict than take it head on. It wasn’t until I began my training as a counselor at nearly thirty-years-old that someone explained conflict didn’t always have to … More FAMILY: Christian Conflict Five Ways to Fight It