When we hold hatred in our hearts for other ethnic groups or when we refuse to love or when we think of ourselves as more valuable than other people groups, we rebel against God’s best intentions for us. This divides us and turns us against one another. Yet we are not without hope.
There’s no perfect recipe to listening and lamenting — no three-step plan to change your own heart. But there are steps you can take to open yourself up to the voices of others and prepare yourself for the changes that God wants to work in you.
Discussing race in America can be uncomfortable. But as is the case with many important issues, becoming uncomfortable is the only way to make positive change. Only when people leave the comfort of ignorance and choose to enter into the messiness can we work together to bring about positive change.
As you experience emotional fatigue from conversations around race, cultural competency and racial reconciliation, embracing God is not only necessary, but it offers renewal and the benefit of a new mindset.
Click on a quote that best describes your thoughts and feelings about racism to learn more about God’s heart for you right where you’re at.
In a world like this, with people from so many different backgrounds and with so many points of view, is unity possible?
Finding a mentor can help you grow in many areas of life. Mentors can offer wisdom and advice from life experiences you haven’t had yet. Learn more about how mentors can help you personally, professionally, and spiritually.
There can be many barriers to building relationships. Learn how to find true community by addressing the roots of the problems that distract us from it.
We were created to belong, experience wholeness, flourish in hope and find a life-changing community. Our hearts desire these aspects of life because it’s how we are wired.
People seem to be hard-wired for relationship. Connecting with others isn’t just a want, it’s a need. But why is that? And why can it be so hard to find relationships that will truly satisfy?
The unexpected loss of a close friendship helped one person trust God in a deeper way.
Are you single? Do you ever feel like society offers an imbalanced perspective on singleness? This is often true, but regardless of your relationship status, it’s important to keep a good perspective and be intentional in life. Here are some suggestions on how to do that.
Our journey with God isn’t meant to be solitary. We need each other — it’s been this way since Christianity began.
Are you searching for your life’s purpose? How we each live out our purpose may look different, but our purpose was defined long, long ago.
I remember a time when I clicked refresh on my notifications for about the tenth time in a minute. My husband, watching quietly, asked, “Did you post that photo of us because you’re proud of me, or do you just care about the likes?”
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