We all face “opportunities” to have differences or conflict with relatives, our spouse or children, neighbors, colleagues…there is no end to the list. Conflict, especially if it is protracted, can be emotionally toxic.
Peacemaker.net offers an on-line version of their Resolving Everyday Conflict eight session DVD series. It is a high quality production. See the invitation video here.
In November almost 20% of your students may be moderately or severely impacted by what is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. You might be as well. Below appears a portion of one chapter in Len Kageler’s book, The Youth Ministry Survival Guide (Youth Specialites/Zondervan, 2008) Written for youth pastors, you will still see the potential relevance for yourself and your students.