Communication Techniques when dealing with “Difficult People”- Be “Gospel Centered”
My first attempt at a title for this post was, “7 people I really don’t like.” I know! I know I should love people unconditionally. I know I should go the extra mile. I know I need to be like Jesus, but I fall short so many times in my love and patience for difficult people. How many can handle a church member whose always giving you a dirty look, a sarcastic remark or a backhanded compliment.
I can still remember the conversation between a church member and myself as we sat in the hospital room visiting with his wife. In our conversation, I had mentioned that I’d received some pictures from the current pastor of a church I pioneered few years back. 10 years after I left the church, it had become on the fasted growing churches in that region.
My friend looked at me and said, “well, I don’t know when…
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