Tag archive: conflict

A Clean Bench

A Clean Bench

I love having a clean, clear bench in the kitchen. Some may say I’m quite neurotic about it. They would be correct! My poor husband has to play hide ‘n seek for anything he may leave lying about on the bench because, before he knows it, I will have scooped it up and put it…

Facing A War

Facing A War

They can feel incredibly real and harmful to the person experiencing them. Psalm 60:1-12 Reference: “With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭60:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: In some countries they are experiencing war. Their men and women prepare themselves for combat every single day. In other countries we…

Good Conflict; Bad Conflict

Good Conflict; Bad Conflict

Conflict is a given; how we respond is a choice. 1 Kings 21:1-29 Reference: “His wife Jezebel came in and asked him, “Why are you so sullen? Why won’t you eat?”” ‭‭1 Kings‬ ‭21:5‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: There’s a bad way and a terrible way to deal with conflict. It seems that in 1 Kings 21…

Conflicting Messages

Conflicting Messages

Conflict is rarely confined to just two people. Genesis 31:22-55 Reference: Early the next morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then he left and returned home. (‭Genesis‬ ‭31‬:‭55‬ NIV) Explore: The impact of conflict between two people is rarely confined just to those two involved. Conflict spreads like a virus…

In Their Shoes

In Their Shoes

We will never fully understand someone else’s life Genesis 31:1-21 Reference: Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying, “Jacob has taken everything our father owned and has gained all this wealth from what belonged to our father.” (‭Genesis‬ ‭31‬:‭1‬ NIV) Explore: I saw a preview of an upcoming movie where a shoe repairer tries on…

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