In this episode, the team discusses relationships and why they are worth having. While truly toxic relationships do exist, we now live in a culture quick to label difficult, challenging, or inconvenient relationships as “toxic.” Quick dismissal of others can impede our growth as leaders and work in opposition to how God desires for us to be sanctified. Each episode features a quote of the week, big takeaways, and a Growing Together segment geared at imperfect leaders who are seeking development in their leadership potential.
Quote of the Week:
“Relationships will push you beyond the limits of your ability to love, serve, and forgive. They will push you beyond you. At times they will beat at the borders of your faith. At times they will exhaust you. In certain situations, your relationships will leave you disappointed and discouraged. They will require what you do not seem to have, but that is exactly as God intended it. That is precisely why he placed these demanding relationships in the middle of the process of sanctification, where God progressively molds us into the likeness of Jesus.” —Relationships, Timothy S. Lane and Paul David Tripp
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Host & Guests
- Paul Stiver
- Naty Severson
- Kaelyn Larson
Sound Engineer – Austin Sego
Technical support – Nolan Bauer