What do you do when someone you love leaves? And how do you pursue someone who has hurt you, who has sinned against you? Whether you are dealing with an unfaithful marriage partner, a rebellious child, or a wayward friend, the counsel you offer needs to be pursued in a gospel-rooted approach, grounded in truth and practiced in the midst of Christian community. This resource was recorded live at the 2018 Institute: Loving Wayward Souls: Grace for our Prodigals
Sometime after saying I do, most people begin to realize they have married a sinner. This session will discuss how an honest examination of our own sin will help us to come alongside our spouse as a fellow sinner rather than stand over them as judge.
Sometime after saying I do, most people begin to realize they have married a sinner. This session will discuss how meditation on God's rich mercy towards us when we were dead in our transgressions and sins will empower us to extend mercy to a sinful spouse.
How do you respond when you face incomplete goals or unfulfilled dreams in your life? How can you say with Paul that you have "learned in whatever situation … to be content?" This session will teach us to pursue contentment through Christ who strengthens us.
Few things in life display our own shortcomings and weaknesses as much as the endeavor of parenting. This session will discuss how these weaknesses point up our own need for the gospel and drive us to dependence on God as we parent our children.