May 20, 2019

Friending God – The Proverbial Friend, Pt. 2

May 19, 2019 – Pastor Barry Clair shares the second half of the message “The Proverbial Friend” in the Series “Friending God”

During my preparation time this week, I read an academic article called, “When God Is Your Only Friend” that was published in the Journal of Personality, the June edition, so it’s hot-off-the-presses, 2019.  The article talked about the importance of Social Connectedness, which is a synonym for Friendship, with regards to feeling purpose in life.  The bottom line of the article is this, Studies show that people derive purpose in life primarily through Social Connectedness – staggeringly, even more than religious beliefs.