“Serving people we don’t see eye to eye with is the essence of Christianity,” he said.“Jesus died for a world with which he didn’t see eye to eye.The link that you have clicked will take you away from the Right Now website to download or purchase supplemental materials.
And whether you come out on top or come up lacking, there is simply no win in comparison. Why would God want to become one of us and live in a world of anxiety, chaos, and heartache? Then he goes on to describe how these three things can be realities for you as well. The problem is this picture of marriage results in expectations that we unload on our spouse.Why would God leave the comfort and recognition of heaven to live in this world? In this 3-part series, Andy Stanley reminds us that the faith of Jesus' early followers was characterized by fearlessness, confidence in Jesus, and love for others. The weight of these expectations will rob your marriage of love and joy.In this four-session video study, Andy Stanley targets these perplexing questions. As a spouse you never feel like you measure up and you never feel like are good enough. You can't deny them, because most expectations started out as God-given desires.It’s got to be the other way around — and specifically when it comes to this issue.” Charles Stanley, pastor of the First Baptist Church Atlanta, has said AIDS is God’s punishment for America’s acceptance of homosexuality – which he describes as “destructive behavior.” The anti-LGBT pastor teaches that being gay is a choice that can be overcome, and he said accepting gay people is “disobedience to God.” His son, however, urged Christians to “take a break” from the culture wars for a year and lead by example.“If all the Christians for just one year, would quit looking at porn, would quit smoking weed, would quit having premarital sex, would quit committing adultery, would pay their taxes, and every church just foster one kid — in one year our nation would feel different,” said the younger Stanley at the Catalyst West gathering.
In this six-part study, Andy Stanley explains that that the secret to getting more out of life is not doing more, but doing less.