Helpfulness in Hard Conversations

by | Apr 28, 2021

“A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples in silver settings.”

Proverbs 25:11

In this episode, Isaac and Austin examine our third aim as a ministry, which is that we aspire to be helpful. It’s not that we understand others to be trying to be unhelpful and we’re the only helpful ones. It’s that we intend to rein in our instincts and personal preferences so that our contribution to broader conversations is helpful and builds up. As we say, this is an aspiration to which we would like you to hold us! Please let us know how we’re doing in this, and as always, we covet your prayers.

 

Links & Show Notes:

  • Encouraging piece by Jonathan Morgan about the power of prayer (referenced in several episodes)
  • Podcast interview with Tom Tarrants referenced in this episode (and better than this episode)
  • Produced by Josh Deng with editing by Roshane Ricketts.

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    United? We Pray is a ministry to help Christians pray and think about racial strife. We want to encourage Christians amid the strife to rely upon God in prayer. So our prayers can be informed, we strive to learn and write about race, racism and its effects, and theology. We aim to be biblical, beneficial, and clear in all our efforts. While we’re burdened for all racial strife, we focus on racial strife between Christians because of the unique privilege and stewardship God has given his people: to bear witness to Him and to love all people, especially one another (Gal. 6:10).

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