The core of true companionship is acceptance, honesty, and trust.
The need for genuine friendship, especially in ministry, has always been real, but perhaps now more than ever.
Before we dive in:
Here are three heightened realities why meaningful friendships are needed now more than ever:
- Isolation – It’s easy to be in leadership, surrounded by people, yet still live-in relative isolation. The pressures outside us can cause us to pull back and retreat within.
- Division – What were once merely differences of opinions have become dividing lines of the soul. In some cases, even friends and family have drawn lines not to be crossed.
- Competition – What should be Kingdom cooperation can sometimes feel competitive. As fears and insecurities rise, competition increases.
Friendships that reach across the lines help to solve isolation, division, and competition.Read More