Dealing with Loneliness Part 1: Biblical Principles

Loneliness is a painful, common human experience that occurs for many reasons. This article was written to help you understand what loneliness is and to provide you with Biblically-based, practical guidance for dealing with it. When God created us in His image, He created us as relational beings. Genesis 2:18,“And the LORD God said, It …

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Dealing with Loneliness Part 2: Practical Application

Loneliness is a painful but common experience. Loneliness is the feeling of being alone, forsaken, and/or forgotten. There are times in everyone’s life that we feel empty and lacking in companionship, often accompanied by thoughts of “No one cares” or “I’m all alone.” As the Scripture references in the previous article give evidence, loneliness is …

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Dealing with Loneliness Part 3: Options

The “loneliness cycle” is an isolating experience Even though loneliness is such a common experience, when we are in the midst of it, Satan works hard to make us feel as if no one could possibly understand what we’re going through. He leads us to believe the lie that no one understands and that no …

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Family Dynamics Podcast Episodes

Family Dynamics: Families are a system.  A set of dynamic moving parts that effect and influence each other.  Over time they form up our norms for family life.  In this episode of Breaking Bread, Kaleb Beyer exposes the nuances of family systems and helps us notice where adjustments can be made.

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How Clearly Do You See God?

Biblical Principles There are several biblical principles which ground us: Absolute Truth does exist. John 14:6 “…I am the way, the truth, and the life…” Our perception of Truth does not alter or affect its reality. (2 Kings 6) Our understanding of God is limited. (1 Corinthians 13:12 & Isaiah 55:9) Who Is God? He …

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Spiritual Leadership in the Home Discussion Aids

What is spiritual leadership? Spiritual leadership has its foundation in a life surrendered to God. A spiritual leader inspires others to be Christ-like in a nurturing, self-sacrificial manner which affirms and encourages others. He has no tolerance for sin and readily assumes responsibility for error without attempting to escape accountability. Spiritual leadership rests on trust, …

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