Faith &

Faith & Relationships

How can we form vibrant relationships in ministry and life?

Suggestions for Use

  • Go through the Bible study during your daily devotion.
  • Read one of the featured stories and journal about how your experience is similar or different.
  • Try out one of the spiritual practices by yourself or with a friend.
  • Invite members of your small group, staff, or board to read an article and summarize it at your next meeting.
  • Include one of these resources in your church's newsletter.

Curated Resources on Faith & Relationships

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Relationships are the basis for trusted church leadership, yet a church leader’s personal relationships may suffer from the stress of ministry or time spent on our work. Whether it’s working relationships, friendships, or our status as single, widowed, married, or “it’s complicated,” the different kinds of relationships church leaders have can be affected by ministry. How might our relationship status and vulnerability about struggles actually open ministry opportunities, rather than cause conflicts for us?