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Struggling to Empathize: The Fight to be Fully Human, Pt. 3

Struggling to Empathize: The Fight to be Fully Human (Part 3)

Relationships are on the decline in America. A major study called “Social Isolation in America” revealed that the average number of confidants (those with whom we can share difficult things) has decreased from ~3 in 1985 to ~2 in 2004, and three times as many people (25%) said they had no one with whom to discuss important matters. That’s a massive shift in just over two decades!  

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Struggling to Remember: The Fight to be Fully Human, Pt. 2

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In our time, three key aspects of our humanity are at risk – concentration, memory, and empathy. This threat to the full expression of our God-designed humanity deserves our attention because, as Hans Rookmaker famously asserted, “Jesus didn’t come to make us Christian; Jesus came to make us fully human.” 

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Struggling to Concentrate: The Fight to be Fully Human, Pt. 1

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In our time, three key aspects of our humanity are at risk – concentration, memory, and empathy. This threat to the full expression of our God-designed humanity deserves our attention because, as Hans Rookmaker famously asserted, “Jesus didn’t come to make us Christian; Jesus came to make us fully human.” 

Read More →Struggling to Concentrate: The Fight to be Fully Human, Pt. 1