Attitude

Attitude

Serving the Body

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. The Pareto principle or what is commonly known as the 80/20 rule, says that about 80% of outcomes come from about 20% of the causes. Some examples of this are that 80% of the problems a teacher encounters comes from 20% of their students! In business it is…

Giving

This past week I ran across some research findings that can be put in the “I Could Have Told You That” file.  Researchers at both the University of Chicago and Northwestern University (both prestigious research institutions) released their studies that showed that people are happier when they give than when they receive.  The researchers conducted two different…

Husbands

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. Recently I have been thinking about how the Biblical family model is under constant assault. God has created the family structure and it is at the center of His Church. An effective means of injuring the Church is to injure the family. Ephesians 5:22-6:4…

Civility in a Post-Civil Age

No one can deny that over the past few years we have witnessed a significant decline in how people interact with those who disagree with them, whatever the topic.  When the topic in question happens to be one that the people involved are passionate about (politics, religion, or football), it can become heated in a hurry.  If you add the layer of social media, where those…

Convenient Forgetfulness

Many of you know about our Connections Groups, which is the small group ministry here at Faith.  Each week, brothers and sisters meet together in homes to fellowship, share their joys and burdens, and study together in a deeper and more personal way.  (If you aren’t involved in one of these groups, why not?  Ask anyone who is involved and they’ll tell you just how…