Today seems all about “your best you,” the cult of the individual. Yet we were not made to live alone. We were made to live in relationships with fellow human beings: in marriage, in family, among friends. We do well to serve Jesus in our relationships.
We are hearing all sorts of news about abuse, assault, and harassment allegations now brought to light. #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements have exposed the prevalence of such behaviors, even unfortunately among those who would profess the Lord Jesus. What do the Scriptures teach about abuse, assault, and harassment, and how should Christians respond to such claims and behaviors?
Work more; work harder; always be busy. Such seems to be the national mantra of America. But is life all about work? How can we live in a healthy way which glorifies God?
Power and control: we all want it more than we might like to admit. We do well to understand the dynamics of power, from whom power comes, and how we should exercise oversight and authority.