We all have people in our lives that see the world differently than we do. They may be co-workers, family members, or neighbors. Our first instinct is to build walls, avoid conversations, and to pull back. How do we alter our perspective to see God’s glory in everyone and turn everyday moments into meaningful worship?
We have a picture in our minds of what it is to be a nice Christian lady. Yet, this picture often aligns more with the New Testament Pharisees than Jesus’ disciples. Do you recognize any of these heart attitudes that discredit Jesus?
Life in a pastor’s family is a mystery to most church-goers. They see only snippets of their pastor’s life — Sunday morning sermons, hospital visits, Sunday lunch, business meetings. The every day experiences of a pastor and his family far outreach the view of most congregants.
We often believe family, financial, or physical limitations prevent us from serving God to our fullest. We succumb to pressure to do more. We strive to “fix” our lives or we give up on being useful to God because difficulties. However, our circumstances are no surprise to God. We can always find ways to glorify God and love others, regardless of life’s challenges.