The One Thing That Grows Trust

Trusting people is hard for me. What about you? It’s not mainly because I believe people are so sinful they aren’t worthy of being trusted. That’s can be true sometimes. No, it has more to do with me. I don’t want to trust them. Trust means I need to be close, vulnerable, intimate. It’s easier to keep…

Discipleship is Friendship

It boggles my mind to think of Jesus going to a wedding. This means he was invited to a wedding. That means someone thought of Jesus to be enough of a friend to put him on the guest list. Now, think about this. Jesus saw his fishermen friends struggling to catch fish. After telling them to…

Proverbs: Wisdom in Friendship

Part 5 in a 7 part series. View series intro and index. Everyone knows someone who can’t pick a good friend to save his life.  Let’s be honest. The married guy picks friends who go to the bar every night and play Xbox as he ignores his son who’s ready to play ball outside.  The married woman…