Words Matter

I grew up going to church.  Each Sunday I would hear “churchy” words that I did not fully understand.  One day in my middle twenties, I heard a sermon on Grace.  It hit me that I didn’t know what Grace was.  I mean I could spout that it was “unmerited …

Causes of Christian conflict – and how do we avoid those causes?

Fellowship, with God and each other is our goal.  However, conflict and hostility in relationships can destroy our fellowship and result in alienation. Let’s start with a definition from Webster for conflict: “Conflict:  mental struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands” A synonym for …