How to develop patience (2)

‘Whoever is patient has great understanding.’ Proverbs 1 4:29 NIV Patience begins by changing the way you view something. When you’re impatient, you have a narrow perspective. All you see is yourself: your needs, goals, schedule, desires, and the way people are...

How to develop patience (1)

‘One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty.’ Proverbs 1 6:32 NASB The Bible says that when you pray, God can answer instantly. But nowhere in the Bible are you promised instant patience. Patience is a quality of character, and character is built over a...

The Huddle

‘I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you.’ 1 Corinthians  1:10 ESV To lead your family effectively, you need to learn how to huddle regularly. The 'huddle' is where a...

How love is expressed

‘Serve one another humbly in love.’ Galatians  5:13 NIV Love is mostly something you do instead of something you feel. Paul writes, ‘You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another...

Change your concept of God

‘He will rejoice over you with gladness.’ Zephaniah  3:17 NKJV What’s your concept of God? When you pray, ‘Our Father,’ what do you see? Do you see a parent who abandoned you, abused you, or abdicated their responsibility to you? Do you think of an angry father who...

Intimacy vs. activity

‘”But one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her.”’ Luke 1 0:42 CSB When Jesus visited the home of Mary and Martha, their individual responses to Him were very different. Martha’s focus was on the meal....