Posts Tagged "relationships"

Life in God’s Way – Bible Study 1

Everything in this blog and the Life in God’s Way material comes directly from the principles in God’s Word, the Bible.  I’ve had requests for a simple Bible study to guide understanding of this material.  Participants in our Marriage in God’s Way seminars have also requested follow up materials to be used for continued learning.  So, my plan is to invite readers of this blog to help with the creation of such a Bible...

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Our Faith Family

My congregation is currently producing a new picture directory.  I’ve been asked to write an introductory letter, which appears below.  It reflects how “Life in God’s Way” influences all we do as a Christian congregation. Our Faith Family We at Faith Lutheran Church see ourselves as a “family.”  We care for one another as the members of a family are supposed to do.  All the images in this directory...

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Relationships Rule!

Several years ago I received this wise reminder on how to approach work in the church: “In business, we build relationships to do work.  In the church, we do work to build relationships.” This has always been helpful to me … when I can actually live by it.  It’s so easy for me to slip into the thinking that I must “get my work done.”  I have to remove things from my task list if I’m going to have a...

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A Teen’s BEST Friend

Teen life is challenging.  This is especially true when it comes to wading through the raging waters of developing hormones and growing interest in the opposite sex.  Sadly, heartbreak is often a big part of this process.  Attempts at dating often leave one or both parties confused, frustrated and hurt. That’s why it’s SO important for teens to get their relationship priorities in order.  First and foremost, they need to hear...

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Teen Life in God’s Way

The teenage years are very hard.  This is especially true when it comes to understanding relationships.  That’s why it’s so important to understand what God teaches us about marriage.  The principles summarized in Eph. 5:31 are an excellent guide for teen relationships.  Recall that God says, “… a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”  God’s...

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview