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Friendly Fire: How to Handle Hurtful Situations Initiated by Christians

  • Broadcast in Women
Marnie Swedberg

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During this hour with Marnie and guest, Leigh Powers, you’ll discover:

  • Why we shouldn't be surprised when Christians, even our friends or family, hurt us.
  • How to handle anger, rejection, loneliness and frustration without sinning.
  • A great response when barraged with petty complaints.
  • What to do when the other party refuses to own their part of the problem.
  • The critical role of honesty amidst an assault.
  • What to do when you feel like quitting.
  • The most powerful response possible when bitterness looks inviting.
  • Strategies to heal from deep hurt, and how to keep loving others in ministry.

Leigh Powers is the author of Renewed: A 40-Day Devotional for Healing from Church Hurt and for Loving Well in Ministry. A pastor’s wife and mother of three with fifteen years of full-time ministry experience, she is passionate about helping women find hope and healing in God’s Word. Learn more at