Thursday, January 21, 2010

On Hard Conversations

Josh Dix has a helpful post here.  He writes:
I’ve heard it said many times that “Ministry is a series of hard conversations.” True.  I often add that it’s also “committing to hard relationships.”  Conversations happen in finite space and time and therefore can be put into context.  Relationships are on-going, hard to quantify, and consequently are difficult to process as a whole.  Ministry is a careful amalgam of all that.

Here’s some quick advice about hard conversations and managing conflict within relationships with others–whether those relationships are with family, friends, co-workers, or neighbors.
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