Bad Advice: Favorites

Bad Advice: Favorites Read: Proverbs 22:2 We all play favorites; it’s human nature. We tend to like people who are the most like us. For the most part, we do it innocently. But what happens if we cross the line from naturally favoring some people and actually start...

Bad Advice: Control

Bad Advice: Control Read: Proverbs 21:31 Let’s be honest. Control is something that we all strive for, some more than others. But nobody likes to lose control. We make plans to make sure things go our way. “Take control of your life” tends to be a popular mantra. The...

Bad Advice: Money

Bad Advice: Money Read: Luke 6:27-49 What Would It Look like to Follow Jesus’ Financial Advice? There is a simple rule for theology: “If my theology disagrees with God, one of us is wrong, and it is not Him.” If you wanted to write a book about God’s perspective on...

Bad Advice: Ungrateful

Bad Advice: Ungrateful Read: Luke 12:15 Most of us will stop and pause during the holidays last week to think through some of the things we are thankful for.  However, this should not be just a one day a year event. Pretend you have kids (maybe you do), but suddenly...

Bad Advice For Your Marriage: Selfishness

Bad Advice For Your Marriage: Selfishness Read: Philippians 2:3-4 Let’s talk about what an awesome marriage is not! An awesome marriage is not built on selfishness, and that may be the toughest obstacle any of us have to overcome. Selfishness can be one of the biggest...