All of our wilderness experiences are different. Few will experience a 40 year dry spell like Moses, some may experience 40 days like Noah or Jesus, and others may only have a three day experience like the Apostle Paul. I know for sure that our times in the wilderness are not meant to last forever.Continue reading “A Wilderness Experience: Depression”
This is the question the prophet Micah asked Israel when considering their disobedience to the Lord. Micah is a small book written by a prophet who is brokenhearted over the rebellion of Israel against God. He compels them to repent or turn back to God in a spirit of humility, reverence, and respect. In hisContinue reading “Wilderness: What Does the Lord Require of You?”
We all need a safe and trusted community of friends. So it is a good thing for people to reach out and take the risks to establish the healthy relationships needed in life. A person who has had an addiction may not have the strength or confidence to establish these relationships. As Christians, we then have the responsibility to observe and take the initiative to love our neighbor by being a friend, helping them understand the importance of these relationships, maybe providing them with information and facilitating the establishment of these relationships. Be clear about what role you can play and establish boundaries for a mutually beneficial and healthy relationship.