Anger

Helping Our Kids Through Grief and Disappointment Caused by COVID-19 – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Two weeks ago my college senior sat through her last college class ever. Only she didn’t know it at the time. Like college students across the United States, she learned that because of COVID-19 her university was moving all courses to an online format for the remainder of the semester. The thought of no more 8 am classes, a three-hour lab, or a boring professor’s lectures may have been welcome news for some students. But like many others, my daughter…

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Anger Management: A Christian Perspective – Christian Article

The Bible tells us of two opposing groups of spiritual emotions, desires, and acts. There is a good or nice group which we should strive to emulate and the other, a bad or evil one of which we should choose to reject. On the good side are the ‘fruits of the spirit’: “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control,” (Galatians 5:22b-23, NRSV).1 Opposite these spiritual niceties are the evil ‘works of the flesh’ which are bad or…

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3 Ways to Battle Bitterness in Marriage – Christian Article

Most of us knows the story of the Trojan horse. For 10 years the warriors of ancient Greece besieged the city of Troy, but the stalwart defenders withstood their advances. Finally, Greece gave up frontal assaults and resorted to deception. They made a great wooden horse, inserted a band of commandos into its belly, and withdrew. Convinced their besiegers had given up, and curious about the horse, the men of Troy dragged the great statue into their city and went…

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How Do I Deal With My Anger? – Christian Article

Tweet All of us get angry at one time or another, so when you’re angry, how do you deal with it? Righteous Indignation If you know someone who has an anger problem, maybe you should share this with them, but if it’s you that has an occasional outburst, remember, we’re human and even Christians allow anger to control them, so it gets the best of us. I have to deal with anger too, but…

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10 Great Opportunities Conflict Provides – Christian Article

I hate conflict. I hate strife of any kind. I hate arguments. I wasn’t in the debate club in high school. When I was in college I didn’t join the protests that followed the Kent State shootings in 1970 (I just gave away hold old I am). But being a pastor for decades brought me into all kinds of conflict. Marriage and family conflicts, conflicts between church members, and even conflicts with other pastors (really? pastors have conflicts?) I have…

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