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Category Archives: Antagonists
The 13 red flags provide training material for equipping Church leaders and members in discerning the presence of antagonistic people. Continue reading
“Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and then turn and tear you to pieces” (Matthew 7:6). These are strong and difficult words … Continue reading
I have the privilege each month of investing in other pastors. The stories they tell me remind me of many things I’ve experienced and learned over 30 years of ministry.
A common theme I hear is how often critics attack pastors and their Churches. I often encourage pastors to warn people about the consequences of standing against God’s work and servants.
Here are some sober words to Church members who are behaving as antagonists: Continue reading
We don’t want to be in the group identified as “grumblers and faultfinders” (Jude 16). Continue reading
They key to unity in the Church is not the removal of all conflict. This will only be realized in heaven! The key is a reconciling spirit in the hearts of God’s people. Continue reading
Why do some Churches and their leaders let pharisees set the agenda for their ministries? Continue reading
Whether old or young, ask yourself if you’re known for being cantankerous and irritable or gracious and grateful. Continue reading
Jesus anticipated fractures in Christian fellowship. We should not be surprised by them but ready to seek reconciliation. Continue reading
Some people enjoy bad news about others. They savor bits of gossip and slander. You might want to keep your distance from them. Continue reading