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Next Marriage Course: Resolving Conflict

September 29, 2016

Alpha Marriage – Week 2 Recap: The Art of Communication

 

Last week we worked on communication

 

* The Importance of Talking

* The Importance of Listening

* Hindrances to Listening 

 

and learned Principles for Effective Listening... go figure!

 

I'm reminded of something I've thought about many times

over the years... God gave us two ears but just one mouth... I think he had a

really good reason for that, listening is twice as important as talking! 

 

Here are a few pics from last week's session:

 Some discussions require a lot of deep thought….

 

No matter what, we have fun and learn more about each other!

 

 Rena and Russ working through one of the communication exercises

 

Join us for Session 3 Resolving Conflict, Sunday Oct 2 @ 2:00 in the atrium.

 

We’ll study the Principles for Handling Conflict –

 Expressing appreciation of each other

 Identifying and accepting differences

 Learning to negotiate

 Growing together

 Praying together

 

Scriptures:

 

Unrealistic Expectations

 

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in the others person’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?” Matthew 7:3

 

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble” Psalm 46:1

 

“Accept one another then, just as Christ accepted you…” Romans 15:7

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