Genuine Friendship

Genuine friendship is uncommon.   A genuine friend is in your corner when you’re cornered. A real friend sees you through when everybody else sees you’re through. A real friend walks in when everybody else walks out. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17) “A man of many […]

Peace Through Hard Conversations

This weekend we continued in our series through the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5.  One of the verses we explored was Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”  My wife and I were talking about this verse Saturday evening.  One of the questions or challenges we shared together […]

How to Help Hurting People

The past few weeks throughout our church and community, many people are hurting.  Throughout my short time in ministry, I have had the humble opportunity to walk beside people and families in difficult situations and seasons.  Knowing what to say or do is not always easy, trust me, I have made my share of mistakes.  […]

Forgiveness in Friendship

“Friend” is one of the greatest words in the English language.  Regardless of wealth or fame, if our friendships are poor life is generally miserable. Happiness is largely determined by our ability to enjoy relationships. Many are not aware that the Bible is the greatest book on relationships. Why do people have unhealthy relationships? In […]