Suffering 101: Empathy Development

I wonder if the refining fire of suffering for Christ might be an essential part of the sanctification process that the American church is largely missing out on.

Go Team!

You, with your specific gifting and life experience, are valuable to the Body of Christ. It’s so tempting to look at the gifts of others and become envious of what they have or have been afforded. But that’s the wrong perspective, but an easy trap to fall into. Instead of being jealous of another person, what if we devoted that energy toward practicing and honing the gift that God has given us?