A Cure, not a Band-Aid

A Cure, not a Band-Aid

The problem isn’t always the real problem. Taking Tylenol when you have a fever doesn’t cure the infection. Mowing the grass doesn’t take out the weeds. It was the under-the-surface part of the iceberg that sank the Titanic. You need a cure, not a Band-Aid. Whatever metaphor you choose, problems won’t get better unless you get to the stuff underneath the surface.

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The Difference Between Codependency and Love

The Difference Between Codependency and Love

Unhealthy people draw other people into their dysfunction. Anyone trying to be married to, or parent, or care for, or love someone who is harming themselves and others struggles with knowing what to do. How can you tell the difference between codependency and love?

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Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

If you have a child or grandchild, you’re watching them count the days until Christmas with great excitement and anticipation. If you’re tired or lonely you may also be counting the days – but for a very different reason. Far beyond waiting for Christmas, waiting is part of our experience as followers of Jesus. And it’s not easy.

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Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Bring up the topic of spiritual warfare and some people shout Hallelujah and begin praising God. Other people respond to the idea of warfare with anxiety or fear. When it comes to the practical every-day Christian life, can spiritual warfare be healthy?

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