Scripture: A Weapon, A Rubric or A Pathway to Flourishing?

Scripture: A Weapon, A Rubric or A Pathway to Flourishing?

We dream that our children will flourish.  And we’ve discovered that we flourish in life when we live consistently with the truth regarding human value – our own and that of others. Loving and valuing others sounds great doesn’t it?  I can’t imagine encouraging anything less than this as a mentor to children or even adults. When it comes right down to it though, there is a vast array of opinions about what love looks like.  And yet, we need to figure this out if we’re to experience a life of flourishing.

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Episode 4: Scripture As Our Guide to Flourishing

Episode 4: Scripture As Our Guide to Flourishing

God points the way to a life of flourishing and love through the scriptures.  Many of us have mistakenly understood the Bible as a book of rules, a standard of performance or a list of demands.  But God’s direction in scripture is a description of the way life REALLY works for us as humans.  As we grow in our confidence in His goodness and in His desire for our flourishing, the result is an eagerness to hear what He has to say about the best paths to travel in life and the ones to avoid.

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