Understanding the Bible can be challenging at best and discouraging at the worst. It's frustrating when you want to know more about God, be a better person, have a better life, and yet you can't understand the manual. If you feel that way - or know someone that may feel that way - this post is for you!
I believe we all need the anointing of the Holy Spirit. When Christ left this earth and ascended into Heaven He said that He was leaving us a comforter. If Christ left me something, or someone as it were, I'm going to follow that - since my whole life is based on following Him and being as much like Him as humanly possible - by receiving whomever or whatever that thing may be! We know that whom Christ left us was the Holy Spirit (John 14:16-17).
Stop right now and think: Who hasn't been around? Who do I know is going through something? Who might be hurting?
Start this 6 part series HERE or refresh yourself on the last article. When I taught children a lot more than I do now, I used to often say, “God sends them to us perfect. It’s our job not to screw them up.” So, when parents tell me things such as… “My kiddo was just… Continue reading When Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it?
Begin this six-part series HERE or refresh yourself on the last part. Then we encountered something God knew we needed - a group of people that just wanted to love my son. Even though my husband still did his leadership gig at “the big church” - and still does - we began attending at a… Continue reading When Children’s Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it? (5 of 6)
This is part 4 of a 6 part series entitled When Children's Church Goes Wrong: who's fault is it? Start HERE at the beginning or refresh yourself on the last post. When my son was three, we attended a church that was pastored by someone who went to Bible college with a great Pastor-friend of… Continue reading When Children’s Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it? (4 of 6)
When Children's Church Goes Wrong, is it their fault or ours?