Righteousness Defined
What is Righteousness?

Righteousness Defined

I’ve talked about being righteous and righteousness in several articles and it struck me that it’s a word that means different things to different people both inside and outside the church.

In its simplest form, being righteous is being right before God. And righteousness is acting in ways that are Godly.

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The 3 Ps of Godly Conflict Resolution

How we respond in conflict situations is a huge part of how people will remember us. Do we stay calm and respond graciously or do we fly off the handle? Or does it depend on the situation?

Handling conflict in a Godly way means we keep God's end goal of redeeming the world in mind while we struggle to respond in a Spirit-led way to the situation at hand. There is no easy answer because conflict is tough on everyone involved, but these 3 Ps give us the maximum opportunity to be God's light in a dark situation.

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12 Benefits of a Righteous Life
12 Benefits of Living a Righteous Life

12 Benefits of a Righteous Life

In a world that seems to be devolving by the day, I found this list to be quite encouraging. And it’s all found in one chapter of Proverbs…Chapter 11.

  1. The righteous are delivered from death (v4). On the day of judgment, the righteous need not fear.
  2. Righteousness makes your path straight (v5). The Lord guides your steps.
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Reconciling Christianity and Politics
Are Christians too political? Reconciling politics and faith.

Reconciling Christianity and Politics

As I think about the future of our country, my faith and the era of civil unrest we're going through right now, I wonder what it is we're actually hoping for as Christians and Americans. Where is our focus? What is it we really desire out of life? How do I reconcile my christianity and politics?

I think we've lost our bearings as a country and as a people. It seems our goals in life can be reduced to two basic things:

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