In an age of an evangelical church culture that is fraught with scandals, we must continually remind and ground ourselves in the biblical criteria for leadership.
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This does not mean we cannot hold sinning leaders accountable. We must.
Reconciliation will only become substantive when it goes from the mystical/abstract to the experiential.
Don't fall into the deception that it's simply humility.
Here are some guidelines to consider.
Seek transformations over transactions.
Be careful you don't stumble into this trap.
The way the world looks at it is markedly different.
If this relationship has been bad, you can still reverse the curse.
The miracle of friendship has been too often enacted on this dull earth of ours to cause us to doubt either its possibility or its wondrous beauty.
Let the wise counselors arise and help those who lead and govern us hear the Spirit of the Lord!
Rich Wilkerson Sr. says when people see these two things in you, they feel safe.
Do you feel like community isn't working for you?
There's so much power in the way you respond to someone in their mess.
It's Matthew 6:34 in action.
We need to go back to where all marital conflict started.
Did you know your words are like scrambled eggs? Here's why.
Let's look into the insights of Solomon in Proverbs and how he engages in conflict.
"I want to redeem your story, Davey. But maybe I also want to use you to redeem someone else's story."
The story of Joseph in Genesis sheds light on this topic.