Undo the Shame, Unlock your Transformation

Undo the Shame, Unlock your Transformation

Hiding is human. But if any part of you wants things to be different, it’s time to undo the shame and unlock your transformation.

Shame was not part of God’s original creation. “The man and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.” (Genesis 2:25) No hiding. No feeling embarrassed. You see me, and I see you. That was the state of the relationship between Adam and Eve, and between them and God.

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Can Your Feelings Change?

Can Your Feelings Change?

Feelings color everything we do. Some feelings are wonderful. And sometimes worry, anger, loneliness, depression, irritation, overwhelm, fear, or other negative emotions may seem to be in charge. But your feelings only run the show if you let them. Can your feelings change? Yes, and here’s how to make that happen.

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Transformation

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Transformation

Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love, get married, have kids, and live happily ever after. The end.

Has that been your story? Is it ever anyone’s story? I doubt it. Or if it is, it’s only in Hallmark movies, romance novels, and fairy tales. Perhaps the myth is so enduring because it’s a desire God built into our human DNA. But God didn’t give marriage to humans primarily as the means to happiness; instead, God uses marriage to change you. After marriage then comes transformation.

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5 Questions to Get Your Transformation Back on Track

5 Questions to Get Your Transformation Back on Track

You believe that Jesus has something better for you. Your heart has felt the Holy Spirit put His finger on something and say, “This right here, it needs to change.” You know your anger, fear, lust, selfishness, bitterness, laziness, or greed is displeasing to God, and you want to do better. But it’s not happening. Why not? You would sure like to get your transformation back on track.

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Why Trying to Change Your Behavior Doesn’t Work

Why Trying to Change Your Behavior Doesn’t Work

What if you received Christ’s forgiveness, and then never committed a sin ever again? Suppose you never killed anyone, looked at pornography, told a lie, smoked a cigarette, or even so much as exceeded the speed limit for the rest of your life. Would that be enough? Would you be happy? Would God be pleased? I don’t think so. Working hard trying to change your behavior doesn’t work.

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