There are a lot of things that are easier to do by yourself. But there are some things you just can't do alone. Like living the abundant life.
There’s a longing in each of us to belong — to find people who will accept us for who we are, not for who we pretend to be.
Are you itching to hit the 'eject' button? Read this first.
Why did I feel so alone? The answer resounded in my head: _You don’t belong. Those are not your people._
I shifted in my seat uncomfortably, my anxiety a bilious mass in the depths of my insides. There were three of us being interviewed for church membership that rainy Monday evening.
I shared the call that I felt God had laid on my heart and the speaker stopped me. I’ll never forget what he said: “We’re not interested in your type of people.”
God meant for us to grow spiritually through our relationships with others, and not just with him alone.
Church is supposed to be a community where individuals are cared for, where gifts are used effectively, where people are challenged to grow beyond themselves.
It takes teamwork, but that can also bring challenges. Here are some ideas to get everyone working together.