Tag Archives: Relationships

A Stolen Blessing

Have you ever had a tough conversation with someone?  Have you ever hurt someone?  Maybe you meant to, or maybe like me sometimes you are just a stump.  Here is the real question.  Have you ever hurt someone in such … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Perceptions | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Connecting

Ok, So I’m on this kick right now about grace and how it should color all our relationships.  I hope that you are with me and that you have finished reading “The Grace of God” by Andy Stanley and “Bo’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books We Like, Community, Grace | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bo’s Cafe

The last book I reviewed was about God’s grace.  Actually, it was the story of grace from the beginning of scripture all the way to the New Testament where we know grace resides.  We know that grace resides in scripture.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Books We Like, Community, Grace | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Parable of the Bricks

This is a popular post from Churchwhisperer.com, updated and republished. Please enjoy! By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Unity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What Churches Learn from Conflict

This is a popular post from Churchwhisperer.com, updated and republished.  Please enjoy! Every church conflict is unique in many ways.  The mix of personalities, the history, and especially the specific facts and circumstances cover a huge range of possibilities.  But they … Continue reading

Posted in Unity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Defined By Our Relationships

I admit that I read the obituaries. On most days I really just glance at the names and photos to see if I know anyone. But on Saturdays, when the schedule is relaxed and the coffee pot is full, I … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Learning to Say “Ouch”

This is a popular post from Churchwhisperer.com, updated and republished.  Please enjoy! I am a serious Dallas Cowboys fan.  From Don Meredith to Craig Morton to Roger Staubach to Troy Aikman to (then a whole bunch of dark years I’ve tried … Continue reading

Posted in Unity | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

My Lover

I am obsessed with my Lover.  I spend all day in conversation with him, even when I am far away from him.  I talk to him constantly.  “What do you think? What would you do?  How do I handle this … Continue reading

Posted in Testimonies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Lion, The Sheep and The Bathrobe

I have a sort of recurring day dream about my first appearance before God at Judgment time. It’s probably horrible theology on a number of levels, but I just can’t seem to shake the picture, and it is all because … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Fabric of Your Church

Your church is not just comprised of people.  It is comprised of relationships among those people.  That’s an important distinction.  It is the difference between a pile of bricks and a building made with those bricks.  It is the difference … Continue reading

Posted in 5 Principles of Unity, Unity | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment