Confront. HOW TO TRANSFORM CONFLICT WITH. COMPASSION AND GRACE . David Augsburger. O. David Augsburger, Caring Enough to Confront. Conflict doesn’t need to tear your relationships apart. It can actually make them deeper, more loving, and more rewarding. In fact, I believe that honesty and. Caring Enough To Confront By David Augsburger. 7 Days. Conflict doesn’t need to tear your relationships apart. It can actually make them deeper, more loving.

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These people must learn to put down the gavel and stop being so motivated by either praise or criticism.

I started reading this during my struggles of my divorce since I have difficulties confronting people directly. Meditations of the Heart. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The good friend will do it, the self-server often won’t.

Caring Enough To Confront By David Augsburger

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Perhaps that would be its best application. In such honesty, one can love powerfully and be powerfully loving at the same time. Caring Enough to Confront will teach you how to build trust, cope with blame and prejudice, and be honest about anger and frustration.

Churches That Make a Difference: The final chapter on nonviolence seemed really out-of-place, which was disappoint A much more poetic book that similar self help-type books on effective communication in disagreements. Too many people, according to the author, live like they are constantly on trial.

Only if we truly care about our relationship will we maintain it through care-fronting. Ministry in the Image of God: The more common practice is to keep these two distinct and separate.


I’d like to see an update on this book. Nov 30, Sarah rated it it was ok. He tried to use scripture, church history, and reasoning to encourage Christians to become non-combatants. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Get to Know Us. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Understanding Congregations as Emotional Systems. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It requires commitment and courage; much easier to distance ourselves. This type of confrontation requires me to check myself.

Caring Enough to Confront by David Augsburger

Oct 14, Kurt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Both are highly important relational words. Jan 12, Donita Rensberger rated it it was amazing. February 17, By Marcus Merritt. On the other hand, it isn’t always rooted in a deep understanding of the Gospel. I read this years ago and have referred to it over the years.

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It would have been relevant in but it happened in Confronting biblically is always done out of love and for the benefit of others. David Augsburger believes that deepened relationships bloom out of conflict when we remember that the important issue is not what the conflict is about, but instead how the conflict is handled. The book is definitely a good read. A much more poetic book that similar self help-type books on effective communication in disagreements. They are, enouh leading question, the punishing question, the demanding question, the dreaming question, the needling question, the setting-up question and this student has heard them all.


Blank Check whatever the government wants is ok ; Holy War defence of a nation to save its religion ; Just War shorthand for ‘justified war’ which is declared by a just authority, fought to bring about a just and beneficial peace, fought using just means ; Non-Violent Love. I liked this book. Caring Enough to Confront: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Put together, they provide the unique combination of love and truth that is necessary for building effective human relationships. Sometimes it’s the most loving thing to do. While I don’t agree completely with everything the author has to say, he has challenged me to think through confrontation before I enter it and even as I’m in the midst of it. Dec 10, Charlene Mathe rated it really liked it. Set up a giveaway. Augsburger’s companion “caring” books.

Enjoy and learn to communicate better Certainly what the author said about the races is true, but the subject matter and illustrations were so outdated that it seemed a bit odd. I want to approach others in a loving way. What Has it Done for You Lately?

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Please try again later. There are a number of good insights about relational tendencies of people as well. I’d be interested in recommendations for other books on this topic.

It requires me to put my own desires aside for the sake of another. Caring Enough to Confront.