Articles Tagged 'Behavior'

The Importance of Being Judgmental

The Importance of Being Judgmental

So is there really something good about being judgmental

Rubel Shelly takes on the risky topic of being judgmental and risks saying that there are times when we must be discerning and use proper judgment.

The Awful Shame of Shame

The Awful Shame of Shame

When guilt is right and why shame can be destructive!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that feeling guilty isn't necessarily bad, but shame can be destructive and lead to denial or living a self-fulfilling prophecy about our badness.

SpiritFire: Under the Influence

SpiritFire: Under the Influence

Are you living under the influence?

Phil Ware continues his SpiritFire focus on the Holy Spirit, this week looking at what it means to live under the influence of the Holy Spirit.

Good without God?

Good without God?

So who do you need to be good?

Patrick Odum sees a billboard by an atheistic and agnostic group that says many are good without God and he decides he is barely tolerable with God, so there's no hope for him without God!

Worship in the Real World

Worship in the Real World

Why is it so easy to draw this line?

Phil Ware reminds us that there should be no line between sacred and secular for followers of Jesus.

Mt. St. Kid

Mt. St. Kid

How can you tame a raging child volcano?

A kid who goes through a tantrum meltdown faces off with his mom who uses the scream free technique to help the child learn boundaries and not embarrass himself.

Situational Religion

Situational Religion

Can we bend our regligion to fit our situation?

We can't change our ethics and our behavior simply based upon those with whom we find ourselves and the situation in which we find ourselves.