Most people I've talked to would actually really like to get to know the people who live around them. But times have changed. We're busier, we can be less trusting (albeit sometimes for good reason), and we don't want to impose on each other. From a Biblical perspective, there are many reasons to be friends with your neighbors, not the least of which is that Jesus directly tells us to do it. Of course, I don't think Jesus was only talking about our physical neighbors. But I think they certainly would be included. So why is it hard for you to be friends with your neighbors? Let's look at some of the reasons I've run into, and how to overcome them.
As I transition into my freshman year of college, a lot of my summer has been spent thinking about myself blah blah blah
Childhood is the time for plans and dreams. It’s the time where you imagine the unimaginable, believe the unbelievable, and blah blah blah
We all know people in our lives who are givers and takers. There are those who are only out for blah blah blah
“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive blah blah blah
Believing and remembering that God has a purpose for our lives is sometimes the only thing that keeps us moving blah blah blah
Selfishness may be one of the easiest sins to get into, because often our first instinct is to consider what blah blah blah
Thinking outside of our own needs can sometimes be more difficult than we'd like to admit. Most of us need help blah blah blah