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THE HARDEST THINGS WE’RE LEARNING TO SAY   

Sundays, SEPTEMBER 8 - OCTOBER 13


THE HARDEST THINGS WE’RE LEARNING TO SAY

Oh boy.
Difficult conversations. Confrontations. Apologies. Speaking up. Speaking out. Voicing truth. Making peace.
The hard, harder, and hardest things to do, ever, right?
This fall, we explore some of the phrases that epitomize the most difficult, uncomfortable, or courageous things we’re in the process of learning to say. Why would we do this? We believe in love, connection, and community, but without listening to and saying the things that weigh heaviest on our hearts, we can’t go deeper in our relationships or love well as individuals, families, couples, friends, co-workers, teammates, neighbors, and as a church community! Much of it comes down to that ever evasive fruit of the Spirit that the scriptures refer to: kindness. To speak truthfully and with clarity, we embody kindness.

“...I have learned something about clarity and the importance of hard conversations that has changed everything from the way we talk to each other to the way we negotiate with external partners. It’s simple but transformative: Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind.” -Brené Brown

I’m sorry.
I don’t know.
I need help.
I’m struggling.
I’m not sure.
This isn’t working.
....they all begin with “can we talk?”
And more importantly, they are all responded to with “tell me more” when we are really listening and being heard. We warmly invite you to practice radical empathy and sensitivity in this new season as we delve into our new series, THE HARDEST THINGS WE’RE LEARNING TO SAY.
May you be emboldened, softened, and encouraged.