The Key Ingredient That De-escalates Conflict

person standing and making dough

When talking about conflict, there is a key ingredient that is renowned for de-escalating conflict, and it may not be what you expect: humility. When someone takes the posture of humility during a conflict, suddenly the one-upping ceases. It is like turning off the gas burner underneath a pot of boiling water; it may take…

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Jesus’ Advice on Resolving Conflict

Two deers tangling antlers, representing the ways we are resolving conflict in a healthy way.

How are we resolving conflict in a healthy way? Pop quiz: What is inevitable in all relationships that last? Conflict. Conflict can make relationships stronger or destroy them in one fell swoop. And so it is not a matter of avoiding conflict, but our manner of addressing it. We will need to muster up the…

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