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How to Say No to Toxic Family Biblically

Toxic family have a way of making you feel like you owe them something. Whether it’s overt demands or covert manipulation, their requests often leave you feeling more obligated than appreciated.   Perhaps you struggle with a brother…
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How Did Jesus Handle Narcissists

How would Jesus handle narcissists? When asked, most people (even Christians) would say that Jesus’ main qualities were meekness and mildness—someone who taught us to turn the other cheek when evil is perpetrated against us. But would…
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Signs of a Christian Narcissist

Are you being fooled by a narcissist who calls themselves a Christian? There are signs of a Christian narcissist that you need to watch out for.  When I was younger my mother and my grandmother used to have beautiful bowls of fruit sitting…
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How to Fight Negative Thinking About Someone

Are you a Christian who is struggling with thinking negative thoughts about someone? I’m not talking about the occasional criticism, I’m talking about a constant internal dialog of complaints and judgments. As much as you want to, you…
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How to Forgive Yourself for the Thoughts You Think

Do You Ever Think, “If Someone Knew What I Was Thinking Right Now, They’d Lose All Respect for Me?” We all battle with our thoughts. Maybe you’re fighting thoughts of lust, hatred, or negativity. Maybe you’re struggling with…
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How to Get Rid of a Critical Spirit

There are Two schools of thought amoung christians when it comes to criticism.   The first group  “Says judge not lest you be judged” (matthew 7:1) The second group says “call it out” Matthew 18:15) While both are true, both…
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What to do When You Don’t Feel Loved by God

Do you know in your head that God loves you, but you long to feel it in your heart? For many who have endured a loveless marriage or a childhood home void of much needed love, it can be difficult to feel God’s love. And if you’ve ever…
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4 Signs God Is Calling You into Ministry

Have you felt the pull to ministry, but you’re not sure if it’s God calling you? It is an honor to be called by God. It is an honor to labor and serve His people. In order to be successful in ministry, you must be called by God. Whether…
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How to Heal a Mother Wound

“Even if my father and mother abandon me, the LORD will hold me close.” -- Psalm 27:10 It’s hard to imagine that a mother would abandon her child, yet it does happen. Even if a mother has not physically abandoned her child, there…
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How to Speak the Truth in Love

Have you ever said something you wish you could take back? Perhaps you’re the type who stays quiet as long as you can, but when the lid blows off the pressure cooker, you spew everything that’s been on your mind.   Ephesians…