De-stressing essentials include cultivating true spirituality, developing a positive self-image and focusing on positive dreams and goals for your life.
Scripture: Luke 10:27, Psalm 139:14, Proverbs 30:31
Topic: Identity in Christ
How do we live fruitful lives within healthy limits? Pastor Tim Chaddick preaches from 2 Corinthians 10:11-18 on the ways in which God intends us to function within wise and biblical boundaries. The Word exposes our humanity and our temptation towards illusion. Preached at Reality L.A. Used by permission.
Speaker: Tim Chaddick
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 10:11-18
Our heavenly body, according to Paul, is built for heaven, not for earth. It is perfect, powerful and spiritual. Our life here on earth is like a “job interview” for our role in Heaven. In Philippians 4:17, Paul spoke to the Philippian church about “crediting to their account” how their “job interview” was going. It only makes sense to do the same in our lives – take...
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:35-57, Philippians 4:17, Luke 6:27-31, Luke 6:35-36, Matthew 6:1-4
Topic: Marks of a Healthy Church
Money Matters Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. (13:11)An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end. (20:21)Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live. (15:27)Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be...
Author: Nancy DeMoss
Dear Roger, Would you shed some light on Hebrews 6:4-6 for me? I have known many people (including pastors) that have fallen-away or turned their backs on God, at a certain point, in their lives, only to come back and follow Christ even more fervently. Am I to understand that they will not be redeemed? Are they truly hell bound? Blessings, Mark I received the...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
As shoppers walked past, and Christmas music rang through the air, no one seemed to notice the man standing there. Why would they? He looked just like most of the folks out scrambling to get their shopping done before Christmas. Everyone had their mind focused on what they had to get done. Mr. Baker walked more slowly than the rest of the crowd as he began to make his way...
Author: Susan Sneathan
It’s no secret that opioid addiction has spread rampant throughout the United States. More often than not, addiction begins innocently, seemingly without provocation. Prescriptions are often written by primary care physicians to treat pain of all sorts, from bone breaking accidents to chronic pain management. While opiates are proven to subside pain, there are negative...
Author: Gladys Cohen
“How easy is it for you to handle the stressors of life today? How hard are simple decisions?” A few months back, Josh Reich, pastor at Revolution Church and author of Breathing Room , shared with a pastors’ group I recently started attending. He asked a series of questions that have served as a great mirror for me in the past few months to assess my health. It’s...
Author: John Beeson
In order to lend some credibility to my comments, you may need to know that I've counseled married, remarried, cohabitating and divorced couples and individuals for over forty years. Nothing surprises me anymore. Of the hundreds of letters that I receive to Ask Roger, almost one-half of them deal with marriage issues. While the issues in marriage, and in cohabitating,...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
How do we stay emotionally and physically healthy with toxic people around us? Dr. Caroline Leaf writes: "Let’s face it: people can be too much at times. In fact, occasionally things will get so toxic that a deserted cabin in the middle of the wilderness can sound quite appealing! We cannot run from the ugly side of humanity. Every day we can potentially face a toxic...
Author: Caroline Leaf