An Evangelical Free Church in Cary, NC

Communication

Ways that parents verbally corner their children—and what you can do differently.

But often instead of speaking the truth in love, we unintentionally corner our kids with “no-win” statements, or questions that are impossible to answer. For example, who hasn’t asked their child in a moment of frustration and exasperation, “HOW MANY TIMES HAVE I TOLD YOU NOT TO… [insert favorite pet peeve here]!”

Is your communication building bridges, or walls?

Every relationship we have with other people consists of choices and actions: we either work to build bridges to others, sharing in relationship with them and building intimacy, or we put up bricks and barriers that become a wall between us.   As followers of Christ, we must realize that other people will invariably disappoint us (because we are fallen human beings…