When a person joins a congregation, they are not expecting to encounter any issues. In the real world conflict collides with contention, and insecurity is besieged with self-doubt. With self-centered attitudes, confrontational outbursts, and diverse levels of prejudice, multiple offenses are sure to take place. Witnessing the repercussion of these actions, I’ve often wondered why. The Word of God has a solution to all conflict. Sadly, for some individuals, the church has become a revolving door instead of an anchor of stability.
The word survival has only one meaning but several diverse methods of application and execution—guts, endurance, longevity, durability, vitality, perpetuation, continuity, continuance, and permanence.
From thoughts for the week to chapters of survival, this intentional admonition shares several powerful nuggets of wisdom. I have filled your backpack with tools for survival! Don’t allow opposition to get you off course. The benefits are endless, supporting anyone who desires to become or remain active within a ministry culture.