FIREWORKS! Sometimes they’re beautiful, but when fireworks go off in your head or your heart, they can maim or kill relationships. This is the third post on the subject of drama on this blog. The first one can be found by clicking here. The second one can be found by clicking here. When a person’s life is full of drama–seeking … Read More
STRONGER–4 Principles of Conflict Resolution
For the next three weeks, I’ll be posting regarding some area that touches the present series of messages I’m delivering at First Assembly Community Ministries called “Stronger”. “Stronger” is a series of messages focused on becoming stronger at relationships, particularly relationships in the family. (You can learn more about the “Stronger” series by clicking here. Today, I’m addressing resolving conflict. Jesus talked about interpersonal … Read More
UNITED: How to Have a Good Church Fight
Last Sunday’s message picked up the early church’s story of conflict found in Acts 15 and led us to a very helpful system for dealing with conflict in the church today. Few messages are filled with the kind of practical, concrete plan this one is. Enjoy!
4 Steps to Dealing with Overpowering People
So, you’ve got that person in front of you again. The one you dread meeting at the office or at school or at church. You have to deal with this person. There’s really no clear way of getting around them or writing them off. Instead of just distancing yourself from strong-willed, strong personalities, it’s time to figure out how to … Read More