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Discipleship 101: Dealing with Conflict – Sermon on Matthew 18:15-20

September 10, 2017
Watch a video of this sermon here.

School is in session and we are learning together how to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. This is Discipleship 101. Last week, we identified a disciple as someone who lives like Jesus, loves like Jesus, and makes more disciples like Jesus did. We discovered how using our various gifts to build up the Body of Christ is really an act of love. Following Jesus means loving like Jesus.

But what happens when a brother or sister hurts us, or we have a sharp disagreement with someone? How do we maintain the lines of communication that can promote healing and unity within Christ’s kingdom here on earth? Continue reading