Archive for February 2011

Differentiation is the Key

Differentiation is the key to successful happy relationships. To be differentiated is to be different than someone else, be okay with that difference, and yet connected. The opposite of differentiation is fusion. When two people are fused, they do not allow each other to be different, fear it and dislike any differences. When one is…

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Communication in the Parish and Life

Communication in the Parish and Life A frequent concern of churches I pastor as interim is communication. Below are some principles of communication in a church setting which also apply to life. 1) Different people in the church get information in different ways. If a message is important, use many methods of communicating (newsletter, Sunday…

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