We often get fired up in the midst of disagreement. This often takes away from the value of the conversation. Try waiting until you are capable of handling the conversation gently, as we are called to do. This way you, and the others involved in the argument can all hear what you have to say and have the opportunity to respond in kind. Proverbs 15:1
Worshiping together helps place things in perspective and give us a new view of our hearts and lives. Alan Jones asks what helps you keep God’s Perspective on life.
How do we ready our hearts as we move into worship? Dave shares a song inspired from Psalm 100 about preparing ourselves as we run into God’s Presence.
The blessings of unity and harmony as we lay aside our own ideals, prejudices and seek God.
Dave reflects on songs of ascent and unity as they arise from Psalm 133.
Who is my neighbourhood? Who can I be a neighbour to? This can be answered by actively seeking who we can lend a hand to today. It is not always about the big picture. Sometimes it is about practically being present and willing to help in a relevant way today.
We may wonder sometimes if there’s more going on behind the scenes than we’re seeing. Scripture tells us that’s correct.
Reference: Revelation 5
On the spot where Alan was rushed by a moose, he reflects on how in the midst of our storms, we don’t have to worry. As we learn to rely on something bigger than ourselves and our situations. Read: Matthew 7:24-27
Listen: “My Feet Are On The Rock” – I Am They
Alan asks us to notice how we can help others, especially during this time of responsible distancing.
Read: Exodus 23:5-24.
Remember: Living lives of grace and love is what God wants from us.
Mark encourages us to speak the truth to each other, and not shy away from tough conversations that will bring health to our relationships and communities.
Read: Ephesians 4 (emphasis on verse 25)
Often our hearts are in the right place and we come into things desiring the best, but sometimes things still don’t work out like we plan. How can we take our well meaning hearts and align them with what God wants to do? Chris Thompson shares about this in relation to what he sees in Peter’s life in Mark 8.