Our relationships are supremely influential in our lives and determine our life outcomes to an enormous degree. The problem is, many times, we participate in relationships that aren’t necessarily healthy for us. The good news is that we can choose to build nourishing relationships with Jesus and others by focusing on and prioritizing them and being mindful of the influence they have on us.
We all think we know what will make us happy. We also think we know what will make everyone else happy… if they would only listen or see the truth. Unfortunately this attitude often creates more conflict than happiness. Maybe happiness doesn’t come from fighting for our own happiness.
The things we hope will make us happy seem to only work for so long. But Jesus promised us a happiness that would never run dry. How can we experience this true, lasting happiness when it seems like the world is falling apart?!
Happiness often seems like a fleeting dream that is just out of reach, especially now. But God actually wants us to be happy. Though it might seem a bit counterintuitive, he’s shown us how to achieve lasting happiness. Let’s discover together faith that works and how to be happy when the world is falling apart.
Crosscreek is a church that is FOR Salem. But what is #forSalem? Where did it come from? What is it really about? And how can we all be a part of it? Let’s talk.