Category Archives: Selfish desires

What rules your heart?

Many of us look over the fence every day at someone else and wish we were more like them because we think they’ve found life. No matter who you are, no matter where you are, and no matter your gender … Continue reading

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Radical Marriage Conflict Resolution Tip

By Rick Thomas The Gospel is radical by itself, but it is even more radical when two people begin to practicalize it into their lives. What about you? Have you been radicalized by the Gospel? There are two ways you … Continue reading

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How to Help an Angry Person

By:  Rick Thomas   We Don’t Do Well Being God The angry man is a sad man. The angry man is a reckless man. Did you know the angry man is a scared man too? Anger is most often born out … Continue reading

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Free to Love

By:  Pastor Douglas Graham If our relationships aren’t right, the reason isn’t a lack of love for each other, it’s a lack of love for God.  And conflicts reveal a bigger problem than anger and selfishness; it reveals a lack … Continue reading

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The Battle in Your Heart

“What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you?  Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?”  James 4:1.  ESV. Your anger isn’t because of people and things around you.  It’s because of the selfish desires … Continue reading

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