Discerning Unhealthy Friendships (Part Two)

Last week we began our discussion on discerning unhealthy friendships and how we are called to be in community but not every relationship is healthy for us. Love and respect is for everyone; but our close personal friendships are those that we should be wise about because “bad company corrupts good character” (1 Corinthians 15:33). [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:09+00:00October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Discerning Unhealthy Friendships (Part One)

by Aliene Thompson We are called to be in community but not every relationship is healthy for us. Friendships can either add to our lives or subtract. While we are called to love and respect everyone; our close personal friendships are those that we should be wise about because “bad company corrupts good character” (1 [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:09+00:00October 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Perfect Imperfection

by Aliene Thompson What do you look for in a friend? What kind of friend do you want to be? What does authentic friendship mean to you? To me, authentic friendship means sharing agape love. I used to try to develop characteristics that sparkled in the world’s eyes. Popularity, perfection, position—worldly strength. These qualities and [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:09+00:00October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Authentic Friendship

She found herself out of practice. Like trying to sit at the piano again and struggling to find notes after years of not playing, she seemed out of tune when she tried to practice friendship. Her heart held her back from giving her all to the keys before her and making beautiful music. Oh, she [...]

2019-02-06T21:20:09+00:00October 1st, 2017|0 Comments