Tag Archives: friendship

Friendly counsel

The Wounds of a Friend

A Friend’s Counsel “Let the godly strike me! It will be a kindness!
If they correct me, it is soothing medicine.
 Don’t let me refuse it.” Psalm 141:5 New Living Translation   We’d better learn who our real friends are. That smooth-talking ‘friend’ who smiles with words of encouragement regardless of our behavior is most likely […]

My Friends are …

60 Seconds of Pastoral Pondering   It was called ‘Friend Day’ and was in our church playbook to use occasionally to get our people to invite their unchurched friends to a specific Sunday. It was usually accompanied by some success. There were people who discovered that church wasn’t necessarily all that frightening and that the […]