Handling Conflict Well in a Friendship

Lucy MollFor Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

friendship

FRIENDSHIP: Sometimes a friendship goes along just fine but then. . .WHAM. . .a conflict hits. So what then? WHEN A FRIENDSHIP TURNS SOUTH, what’s the best way to respond? Two thoughts may come to mind immediately. 1. Drop your friend. 2. Stick it out and repair the friendship. Which one seems best? What choice have you made in the … Read More

True Friends: Developing a Godly Friendship

Guest BloggerFor Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

true friends

TRUE FRIENDS: Aren’t they hard to find? In this article by Kelly Needham, which appeared here and is used with permission, discover the 5 marks of true Christian friendship. True friends are hard to find. They stick closer than family, and often know you better. They pray bigger things for you than you pray for yourself. They believe with you when … Read More

10 Questions to Ask After a Nasty Fight

Deepak RejuFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking HopeLeave a Comment

boxing gloves

After a nasty fight with a spouse or friend, you sort through the wreckage. These 10 questions by Pastor Deepak Reju will help you think through heart issues and sinful patterns of communications. His article first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used with permission. –Ed. Picture your last fight with a spouse or friend. For some … Read More

How to Fix a Broken Friendship

Lucy MollFor Those Seeking HopeLeave a Comment

friendship

A broken friendship hurts. You may feel torn apart. Lonely. Sad. In high school my two closest friends and I lunched together, shared inside jokes, and went to movies and parties on the weekends. We had each other’s backs and hearts … until our senior year. That summer they met boys. College boys. While the two couples had fun, I felt forgotten, … Read More