Codependency

October 13, 2019
Codependency is an unhealthy attachment to another person in order to make yourself feel whole. At the root of it is a fear that push us to the edge, feeling rejected and abandoned. Jesus calls us to have healthy relationships and codependency is an unhealthy behavior that cripples the opportunity to live freely.
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Today's message encourages us to learn from the New Testament church in how they interact with their faith. The Book of Acts show us that the church was excited and dedicated to the gospel, meeting throughout the week with a clear purpose. What can we learn from them?