Category Archives: Confrontation

13 red flags identifying antagonists

The 13 red flags provide training material for equipping Church leaders and members in discerning the presence of antagonistic people. Continue reading

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Resolving conflicts among Christians

Jesus anticipated fractures in Christian fellowship. We should not be surprised by them but ready to seek reconciliation. Continue reading

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Responding to false accusations

Helpful advice for those facing false accusations. Continue reading

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4 approaches to conflict

How would you describe your approach to conflict? Continue reading

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When words cannot restore trust

Those who significantly hurt others must understand that their attitude and actions will affect the process of rebuilding trust. Continue reading

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Confrontation – a service of mercy

When we allow nothing but God’s Word to stand between us, judging and helping, it is a service of mercy, an ultimate offer of genuine community. Continue reading

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Reconciled relationships matter to God

Jesus anticipated two ways conflict could disrupt peaceful relationships among his followers. He gave specific directives about two potential sides of conflict. In each case, Jesus emphasized the importance of protecting unity by placing urgency of reconciled relationships. 1. Your brother has … Continue reading

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