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Who Do You Call When Conflict Shows Up?

Who Do You Call When Conflict Shows Up?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #12: Who Do You Call When Conflict Shows Up?  For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. Philippians 2:21 NIV When leaders are behaving badly, what is the best thing to do? It appears that Syntache...
Are You Second?

Are You Second?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #11: Are You Second? Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain. But even if I am being...
Do You See Yourself?

Do You See Yourself?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #10: Do You See Yourself? Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to...
Do You Think Like Jesus?

Do You Think Like Jesus?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #9: Do You Think Like Jesus?In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made...
Do You Have to Win?

Do You Have to Win?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #8: Do You Have to Win? Therefore, if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being...
The Community of Suffering

The Community of Suffering

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel 7: The Community of Suffering This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God. For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for...
Shield Wall or Just a Wall?

Shield Wall or Just a Wall?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #6: Shield Wall or Just a Wall? Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving...
What Does It Matter?

What Does It Matter?

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #5: What Does It Matter? The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains. But what does it matter? The important thing is that in every way,...
His Love’s the Only Thing that Really Works

His Love’s the Only Thing that Really Works

Confronting Conflict with the Gospel #4: His Love’s the only thing that really works. And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for...