Relationship Building: Introduction to the Four-Ts

Our relationship with God is the template for our interpersonal relationships.  The same principles apply to both. So let’s examine what drives our relationships with our heavenly father and our earthly relationships. I suggest that developing a close relationship is a process that follows what I call  the Four-Ts: Time …

Causes of Christian conflict – and how do we avoid those causes?

Fellowship, with God and each other is our goal.  However, conflict and hostility in relationships can destroy our fellowship and result in alienation. Let’s start with a definition from Webster for conflict: “Conflict:  mental struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, wishes, or external or internal demands” A synonym for …