LANDMINES IN RESOLVING CONFLICT

Neal Pollard "I." The late Wendell Winkler once said that beneath most marital conflict is basic selfishness. "What about my needs?" "What have you done for me?" "I am not happy, fulfilled, etc."  The Bible warns of the destructive nature of selfishness (Luke 9:23; Eph. 4:22,24; Phil. 2:3; 2 Tim. 3:2)! One of the most … Continue reading LANDMINES IN RESOLVING CONFLICT

Recognizing And Resolving Ineffective Problem-Solving

Neal Pollard FIGHT…WOUND…WITHDRAW…REPENT…REPEAT. That has never worked, but it’s the way many people approach problems in marriage. And, it’s not only newlyweds. Some people live out a lifetime of handling conflict this way. The sad and dangerous thing is that such a methods of dealing with disagreements can destroy a marriage. The point of contention … Continue reading Recognizing And Resolving Ineffective Problem-Solving

DEADLY DISPUTE

Neal Pollard A few years ago fifty miles southeast of Indianapolis in Andersonville, Indiana, two neighbors were found dead of gunshot wounds.  The bizarre finding of police investigators is that they fatally shot each other.  Indiana State Police Sargeant Noel Houze Jr. explained, "They just shot each other in an exchange of gunfire and both … Continue reading DEADLY DISPUTE