Too Close For Comfort?

Why do some find it easy to make and keep lasting friendships while others struggle with allowing anyone to get too close? It's said that President Reagan was like this in his relationships - although extremely charismatic and engaging with most, few if any, ever made his inner circle. As we know, true friends are …

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Favor In Fellowship

I recently read commentary that advised pastors to serve their people, but not to need them. Clearly, this was referencing the dangers that the need for approval can create in ministry. For if we become preoccupied with pleasing people, we invite the temptation of compromising truth and diluting God's word in order to win favor. …

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