Philemon–Plea from a Friend

"Plea from a Friend"

One of life’s greatest blessings is friendship. It is also one of life’s greatest challenges, as we need wisdom to understand what love requires in a variety of different situations. How do we lovingly encourage, and how do we compassionately hold one another accountable? In the second half of Paul's short letter to his friend, Philemon, we see the apostle…

Praying for others

One of life’s greatest blessings is friendship. It is also one of life’s greatest challenges, as we need wisdom to understand what love requires in a variety of different situations. How do we lovingly encourage, and how do we compassionately hold one another accountable? In the second half of Paul's short letter to his friend, Philemon, we see the apostle…

Embracing conflict in a godly way

One of life’s greatest blessings is friendship. It is also one of life’s greatest challenges, as we need wisdom to understand what love requires in a variety of different situations. How do we lovingly encourage, and how do we compassionately hold one another accountable? In the second half of Paul's short letter to his friend, Philemon, we see the apostle…

Practicing radical acts of kindness

One of life’s greatest blessings is friendship. It is also one of life’s greatest challenges, as we need wisdom to understand what love requires in a variety of different situations. How do we lovingly encourage, and how do we compassionately hold one another accountable? In the second half of Paul's short letter to his friend, Philemon, we see the apostle…

Loving like Jesus loves

One of life’s greatest blessings is friendship. It is also one of life’s greatest challenges, as we need wisdom to understand what love requires in a variety of different situations. How do we lovingly encourage, and how do we compassionately hold one another accountable? In the second half of Paul's short letter to his friend, Philemon, we see the apostle…