Posts tagged “Guilt”
Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery
Like fire, sex must be treated with a healthy fear. Mess around with one flame and you might get hurt. Mess around with one night and you might get hurt worse. This message explores the Bible’s loving warnings about sex, showing Gods’ loving and fatherly heart and why he restricts sex to the commitment of marriage.
You know, it’s one thing to say you’re not afraid of death when you’re feeling perfectly healthy, when you actually fully expect to live…
My daughters’ math teacher demands that margins are drawn and homework is done in pen. But if your pen wobbles or a mistake is…
Many years ago, I went to see a counselor for a sin I was struggling with. Some of his best advice was this—Focus on…
Mindfulness in the Present
Mindfulness is a trendy concept right now. But what does it mean? How can you apply it to your life of faith today?
Why do I keep overeating?
In grade school, I was the fat kid. I don’t know how else to say it, but I was the catcher from the movie…
Vulnerable to Rejection
What’s a scapegoat? It’s why you no longer need to fear rejection from God.
Jesus wants to talk with you
She was sure she was on the right side of this. Yeah, the man speaking to her didn’t seem like he had it in…
The truth is, my life is messy too
A couple months ago, I interviewed two women who had abortions. The particulars of each pregnancy—that neither were married, neither father wanted the pregnancy…
Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Abusive
What does God say to those who have hurt others? Can we, like Jesus, be full of both grace and truth to the abusive? Pastor Mike talks about how abusers can move forward—beyond God’s wrath—to a healing and hopeful relationship with God and the church. If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.
Guilt by association
Have you ever felt like you should distance yourself from certain people to make it clear that you do not associate yourself with their…
Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Abused
Despite the alarming statistics, the topic of abuse is rarely touched in the Christian community. What does God say about abuse? What does God think about abuse? What does God say to a church filled with unspoken trauma and deep wounds? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.