"…to the praise of the glory of His grace…" Ephesians 1:6

How (Not) to Respond to Change

I was really blessed and challenged by this post by a dear pastor friend in Houston (Gunner Gundersen). Gunner has been instrumental in the spiritual growth of several in our church body and continues to be a faithful pastor.

Please read this post:

Some people love change. Others hate it. For most of us, though, change is both a challenge and also an adventure.

There are various kinds of change, of course. Some changes come in the natural progression of life, like moving from one grade to the next. Other changes come from leaders whose decisions affect our lives. Still others come from the sheer shiftiness of life in a tectonic world, whether those shifts are subtle or dramatic.

Ultimately, though, our hearts determine how we respond to change, since the heart is mission control center for human functioning: “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life” (Prov. 4:23). Jesus teaches:

How (Not) to Respond to Change