The question was short and clear. What is judging? Almost immediately, a senior citizen from our weekly Bible study group offered the standard answer, “condemning.”
She is only partially right. A common thought seems to be, as long as I am not denouncing someone or something I am not judging. To avoid judging involves far more than just abstaining from condemning something or someone.
Continue reading “Judging: misunderstanding Jesus & Paul”
How to succeed in meeting life’s challenges, be they in our personal lives or in the church? A young worker, left alone to put things in order in a complicated society, was given three essential strategies for dealing with difficult problems — and difficult people. Continue reading Strategies for Challenges
Many a physical therapist has been cursed by their patients. Why are they inflicting such pain? Don’t they know that the patient is recovering from a painful injury or illness? They seem to enjoy the fact that they’re causing more pain as they go through the exercises. Continue reading Debilitate or Rehabilitate?