“Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it” (1 Peter 3:15, NLT). The June…
I Beg to Differ: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love
Author: Tim Muehlhoff
As a young pastor who also wrestles with being a people-pleasing introvert, I wish I had stumbled upon the contents of this book a long time ago; it could have saved a lot of headaches and angst.
Peace Catalysts: Resolving Conflict in Our Families, Organizations and Communities
Author: Rick Love
In recent years, attention to peacemaking has been reinvigorated among North American Mennonite Brethren. Rick Love’s Peace Catalysts is a timely resource for two important reasons.
Text Examined: Acts 13-15 – “The missionary journey of Paul and Silas from Acts 13–15 reminds me of the support letters that workers send out from church plants and overseas projects – except for one thing. Conflict! Unlike the success stories our missionaries regularly send out – personality differences and theological squabbles left unmentioned – Luke’s chronicle of the early church candidly discusses conflict and persecution, not only with society, but also within the church itself.”