Do you have someone you can count on (or call on) in a time of need? Are you that someone for another person? Do you have the ability to help someone who is in need? Let me take a few minutes to paint the picture of a few images I am wondering if you see around you.
Before we look at how to find and access this road, let’s talk about the impact to the body of Christ, the church, when we have ‘casualties’ or ‘walking wounded.’
Have you ever had an unpleasant experience with someone who you knew to be a Christian that left you feeling confused, deeply hurt or disillusioned? Well, I have a name for this type of experience: friendly fire.
It’ the same pattern every home visit. We spend time with our mothers and revert to childlike states. You know the feeling, “I love my mother but…she drives me crazy!” By the time most of us reach the driveways of our family homes, we are already feeling those old insecurities. Years of unresolved i