Alright, so you've read the boundary books, and you're ready to let people back in. How do you do that? I recently read the book with that answer.
Note: This series is written as a first-person narrative in order to present Jesus in the context he walked in with the unknown disciple that narrates presenting my thoughts and sparking more thoughts with his questions. Enjoy. Sending the child back to his parents, Jesus continued. “If another believer sins against you, go privately and … Continue reading What To Do When Someone Hurts Me; Learning Under Jesus
When you think about compassion, what comes to mind? A surprising aspect is in confrontation. Helping the hurting and broken, yes, but also confronting the source and protecting others is also compassionate. Jesus did it, as did Paul, John, etc. What's compassionate confrontation like? It can be telling a hard truth to someone before they … Continue reading A Surprising Aspect of Compassion
I watched someone publicly fall from grace unsurprised at the emotional outpouring of the social media jury. Having been on the receiving end of it, I learned the wisdom of staying above the emotions and investigating the full story coolly. What surprised me was some of the responses from Christians in the lack of grace, … Continue reading They Did What!?