Friday Faves–A Little on the Heavy Side

Should We Stop Saying, “The Church Hurt Me?”: “I hear the statement quite often. Usually it’s raised in discussions of church membership. People want to know how to help a wounded friend or family member re-engage the church. Or, they’re the ones who have been hurt and they’re wrestling with whether church is worth it. Some want to be convinced to join a church and others want to be told it’s okay to leave…”

Pastor: Fix My Helicopter And God Will Give You A Car: Speaking of church hurt…if you attend a church like this, a broken heart and an empty bank account are in your near future.

Confession of a Pregnant Teenager: This is an EXCELLENT post! Friends, how we treat people, especially our own families, will influence the years to come. Our judgement never leads to their repentance.

Am I Reformed?: “Be honest – if you find out someone disagrees with you on something you deem critical, do you find it harder to embrace them relationally?  Do you tend to caricature their views and even demonize them personally?”

Kind of heavy this week. Even still, Happy Friday!

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