For Women Only Share with Women’s Group What are the two expectations you are hoping to get from the Destiny study?
On one list identify the grievances, disrespects and bad breaks: People who don’t like you. Deals that went wrong. Unfair expectations. Bad situations. Unfortunate outcomes. Unfairness. It’s all legitimate, it’s all real. Don’t hold back. On the other list, write down the privileges, advantages and opportunities you have: The places where you get the benefit
We’ve become lawyer-like in seeking conversions. Facts are not the antidote for doubt. Drink enough water and you will cease to be thirsty. And yet, a doubting person can be drowning in facts, but facts won’t change a mind that doesn’t want to be changed. More facts don’t counter more doubt. Someone who is shaking
Don’t Need to Go to Church? Go Back to Church Perhaps a pastor painted a poor picture of pastors for you. Maybe a church staffer didn’t elevate your ministry the way you thought it deserved. Did a fellow member rebuke you harshly instead of with gentleness and in love? Cultural Christians and their hypocrisy,
1. A real man always treats people with respect. A real man doesn’t trash talk or bad mouth other people. “But Frank, what about my teacher at school? Or what about my boss at work? They deserve everything they are getting from me and others.” Right … so tell me again what you deserve for all the awful