Question to discuss:
How do you reconcile your dreams to the everyday responsibilities of life?
Roundtable: Do the Next Thing
With all the talk about “finding your calling,” it’s easy to err on one of two sides: entitlement or discouragement. For many of us, our big dreams are getting in the way of what God’s asking us to do right now. How do you keep an eye on the future and nurture your passions without getting too big for your britches? And how do you take a risk and trust God without navel-gazing or despair? Our panel shares some ideas.
Culture: Hindsight Is 20/20
Marshall Segal admits that he squandered a few of his single years. Clinging to relationships that needed to end, living in the future instead of the present, and treating singleness as second-best — all contributed to Marshall being unsettled and discouraged with God’s plan for his life. Now married and with the clarity that looking back brings, this former assistant to John Piper and author of “Not Yet Married” shares lessons learned on the journey.
Inbox: Do Not Cross
Her friend is going through a divorce, and has formed a friendship with a married man whom she calls her “soul mate.” Is there anything our listener can say or do to speak truth into the situation? Counselor Roberta Perno offers advice.