For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases.
What Did Brent Aucoin (pronounced oak-win) Say?
In his biblical counseling seminar a few weeks ago at the North Campus, Brent Aucoin said, “We do what we do, because we want what we want”—a restatement of James 4:1, which says, “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?”
He also said, “One way to incarnate the love of God is to call people by name.”
Have you ever stood in front of your refrigerator and tried to name every single individual in those missionary magnet pictures … because you wanted to?
Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Pastor for Small Groups, North.