This article takes 2 Corinthians 7:2-16 and shows how Paul’s faith guides his intensely emotional involvement with the Corinthian church. Paul’s response to the painful conflict is the furthest thing from “clinical detachment” because he is able to care openly in pursuing their welfare. Based on this model for ministry, Midgley offers reflections on how to examine your own approach to conflict.
Making Sense of Self-Pity
What is self-pity, and how should we view it? How can we turn our self-pity into godly lament that engages […]