Encouragement for single parents

‘Lift the boy up and take him by the hand…for I will make him…great.’ Genesis 21:18 NIV (2011 Edition) Encouragement for single parents When you read the story of Hagar and her son Ishmael, you realise how much God cares about single parents. Although Abraham was Ishmael’s father, he sent the boy and his mother […]

Continue reading

Diversity sharpens you

‘For you are all one in Christ Jesus.’ Galatians 3:28 NLT DIVERSITY SHARPENS YOU If you limit yourself only to people who think exactly like you, you’ll never grow personally or accomplish what God has in mind for you. You need people who have 20/20 vision where you have blind spots. The way to offset […]

Continue reading

Living ‘God’s way’

Living ‘God’s way’ In the Message paraphrase, Paul writes, ‘What happens when we live God’s way?…[We gain] a sense of compassion…[and] we find ourselves…not needing to force our way in life’ (vv. 22-23 MSG). Let’s think about these two Christlike qualities: 1) You become more compassionate. You stop seeing people as objects that need to […]

Continue reading