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Unresolved Relationship Issues
Recognizing, addressing, and helping others deal with transference.
from childhood. Transference can also happen in peer or romantic relationships, but tends to occur when there is a hierarchy of roles. Women leaders
Ally or Adversary?
Relationships between female leaders are often marked by competition and contempt. It doesn't have to be this way.
Relationships between female leaders are often marked by competition and contempt. Relationships between female leaders are often marked by competition and contempt.
8 Guidelines for Ministering to Men
A nuanced alternative to the Billy Graham Rule that views men—and ourselves—first as being in the image of God.
accordingly. It's a skill much of evangelical Christianity has not cultivated, particularly when it comes to male-female relationships. 1. Cultivate your relationships. For
Make an Appointment with Your Heavenly Doctor
As we lead others, we can’t overlook our own need for God’s healing.
Relationships, finances, stress, and health are common sources of pain we find ourselves trying to handle alone, only giving them over to God when we have made such a tangled knot
How to Keep Leading When You Feel Like Falling Apart
5 things to do when you face tragedy and turmoil
Maybe like me, you've lost someone close to you. Maybe you've struggled through financial hardship or strained family relationships. When we have challenges, how do we cope?
How I Found a Support Network
5 ways I formed a group of women leaders around me
It has taken me 25 years of trial and error to learn how to develop a solid web of supportive relationships. The Challenges of Finding Community. Ministry
For Every Minister Who Struggles With Your Prayer Life
Real prayer is about relationship. And relationships are hard. Even (especially?) with God.
Real prayer is about relationship. And relationships are hard. Even (especially?) with God. At least it should be. And relationships are never quick and easy.
Reaching a New Generation with the Bible
We can no longer depend on methods that worked 20 years ago.
Relationships First. Instead, engaging younger generations with the Bible starts where it always has: relationships. Even more than previous generations
Find Your Place in God's Story
Like Esther, you may be exactly where you are for a specific purpose.
change my life. I was 18 at the time and in the midst of a 3-week romance that illustrated the longevity of my high school relationships. My boyfriend had
God is doing something bigger and better than your project.
went wrong. Probably the biggest lesson was that we shouldn't randomly throw people together. Relationships have to form naturally. People are far
Lead Well Alongside Men
5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom
Lead Well Alongside Men. 5 tips for co-laboring for the kingdom. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print. Gender plays
Church Turnaround Is An Attitude, Not An Event
Turnarounds require rebuilding of broken trust, reestablishing of eternal principles and repairing of damaged relationships.
Turnarounds require rebuilding of broken trust, reestablishing of eternal principles and repairing of damaged relationships. Church LeadershipAugust
How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation
Practical ways to care for the wounded.
is twisted by her mother as proof of why Ashley is “a horrible daughter.” Because of that, Ashley has learned that her emotional needs won't be met in close relationships, especially from
No More Frenemies in Ministry
Rather than see other women leaders as competition, we can serve as advocates and allies for one another.
Well, they both intended to succeed … and so the rivalry began. Complicated competitive relationships among women are not limited to the catwalks and TV shows.
Poured Out for the Church
Releasing the desire to be right, even when you’ve been wronged
Poured Out for the Church. Releasing the desire to be right, even when you've been wronged. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Mean Girls in the Church
How to become women who embolden rather than undermine
Mean Girls in the Church. How to become women who embolden rather than undermine. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Please Don’t Make Me Feel Used
Crossing the line between friendship and ministry
I wonder if this is the case for many women who lead and do ministry through relationships. There's a fine art to leveraging relationships without making people feel used.
Our Best on Ministry’s Assorted Relationships
Tools to help clarify your many relationships.
Our Best on Ministry's Assorted Relationships. Tools to help clarify your many relationships. Marshall same. In ministry, we juggle many kinds of relationships.