May 2017

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a matter of the heart and may be the costliest gift to give as well the most overwhelming to receive   Matthew 18:21-35 Forgiving Heals Us Recognize that forgiving doesn’t mean that injustice will go unpunished Learning to forgive is the right thing to do Forgiveness is costly – Jesus is our ultimate […]



Empathy

Empathy is the bridge between hurt and healing and is central to human connection   Luke 7:36-50 God Himself empathizes with the people He created. Empathy is incarnational ministry.  Jesus entered our story. Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.



Boundaries

Boundaries   John 2:1-12   Boundaries protects your identity by defining your relationships    – Setting personal boundaries like Jesus    – Jesus said no to inappropriate behavior    – Jesus had expectations for people in need