I need help. You do, too. There is no one who doesn’t need help to get to God and continue in the good way. Every moment we are influenced by someone. Christ chose his followers to be people who greatly influence others, with eternal effect. Continue reading “The power of your influence is great”
We have thoughts and feelings about people who stick their noses into our business to tell us what to do and how to do it. Resistance can immediately build, especially if we don’t like the advice.
Most of us are experts at diminishing and deflecting an unwanted intruder’s input. “My life is my own business.” “Why should I care what you think.” As though we are covered with a teflon coating, disagreeable words simply slide away from securing a foothold.
Considering how people commonly reject unpleasant ideas, perhaps contemporary Christians should pay close attention to Paul, if we wish to influence society. After all, his writings successfully influenced Western Civilization for centuries. Continue reading “Changing community”