Relationships Really Are Messy

In the Middle of the Mess, Your best relationship— no matter who it’s with— is messy! Stop and think about your most satisfying relationship. (If you are having difficulty, we have proven our point.) Ask yourself these simple questions about this relationship: Have you ever felt misunderstood? Have you ever been hurt by what the…

Failure to Forgive Could Cost Us Heaven

What can we learn from the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:21-35? Forgiveness cancels a debt. The practice of canceling a debt serves as a metaphor for practicing forgiveness. Forgiveness presupposes that someone bear the cost of what is owed Forgiveness makes a three-fold promise: (1) I will not bring up this offense again or use…