We all have people at church we love - and then there are the others. The people who are always critical. The ones who love you and can't leave you alone. The person who always calls you on your day off. The leader who knows exactly what the church should be doing next - and it's the opposite of your own vision.
Rather than lying awake at night, avoiding them or going head-to-head in a meeting, here is another option - pray for them. Here are five ways to try:
You may never find it easy to relate to some people at church. Yet over time you can find your relationship with them is a little lighter. This is good for you, good for them, and good for the church.
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