We allow many things to create our identity. Maybe your identity is in a lie that you believe to be true. This leads to a restless life. In Jesus we find rest when we find our identity in Him.
It's hard to be honest! But why? And why does Jesus refer to Himself as light? The key to being free from shame is connected to both our honesty and the truth of Jesus.
Toxic shame can make us believe we have no worth or value. When we don't feel accepted or loved we don't feel like we have any worth or value. Jesus tells a story of two brothers who felt like they had no value.
God's heart is for physical orphans because it reflects His passion for all who are spiritually orphaned in their relationship with Him.
What is the church? Who is the church for? Those two questions determine the answer to "what does the church do?"