Leadership Resources: Relationships

10 Questions to Ask Before Judging

Kimberly Wagner

Jesus gave some pointed instruction as He warned us about judging others. He didn’t tell us not to deliver judgment; He told us how to deliver it.

10 Times It's Wise to Hold Your Tongue

Lina Abujamra

Lina shares ten situations where God is teaching her the wisdom of refraining to speak.

25 Rules for Strong Friendships

Erin Davis

Here are twenty-five "rules" for friendship, straight out of the book of Proverbs.

3 Ways to Hate Your Family

Jeanne Harrison

It’s all too easy to let your heart grow cold toward your family. We do it in three simple steps . . .

4 Questions to Ask Before You Confront a Friend

Erin Davis

Are you fighting mad at a friend? Here are four questions to answer before you go to her.

4 Ways to Cure a Critical Spirit

Lori Hatcher

A critical spirit threatens to steal the joy from everything that isn’t perfect and everyone who falls short of its expectations.

50 Questions to Ask Before Falling in Love

Bethany Beal

Throughout her years of dating, Bethany Baird has fallen back on this one strategy: Ask questions.

9 Things Adult Daughters Want Their Moms to Know

Gaye Clark

Anna Clark Wiggins

Moms, here’s what your daughters want you to know.

Are You Seeking Counsel or Gossiping?

Gaye Clark

The entire episode might have turned out differently if we had kept a wise rule of thumb: talk to a person not about them.

Common Questions Asked About Friendship

Revive Our Hearts Staff Writers

Answers to common questions we receive at Revive Our Hearts about relationships.

Confessions of a Crummy Friend

Paula Marsteller

Are you letting your friendships simmer on the back burner?

Conversation 101

Paula Marsteller

Conversation is often an easy, pleasurable experience—with those you connect with—but when conversation doesn’t come naturally, are you prepared to work at it?

Conversation Peace (Mary Kassian)

Mary Kassian

Consider the power of your words and learn how to surrender your speech to the Lord.

Cool Friends . . . Or Fool Friends?

Paula Marsteller

Are your friends leading you in the wrong direction? Here's how to find out.

Different Ways of Deceiving

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Flattery and exaggeration don't seem harmful, but God desires truth in our innermost parts.

Do You Need Some Conversation Peace? Ask Yourself These 20 Questions

Mary Kassian

How healthy is your speech? Take this quiz to discover areas in which your words fall short of the golden standard.

Encouraging One Another

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

God wants to use you to communicate His heart and minister grace to others.

Four Ways to Spot a Bitter Root

Erin Davis

It's no accident that God uses the image of a weed to describe a particular sin that has a way of creeping into all of our hearts. Bitterness.

Friendship, with Amy Baker

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Learn how to build up and invest in the lives of others.

How’s Your Love Life

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Take this "love test," a spiritual inventory based on 1 Corinthians 13.

I Want a Friend Like That!

Kimberly Wagner

Do you have friends who point you to truth? Friends who offer the comfort of God's grace when you are hurting?

Love Them Anyway

Kim Jaggers

When we love the unlovely—over and over—others are drawn to our King.

Navigating Hot Topics Like Jesus

Katy Langley

There they are, standing in front of you, casually chatting about their upcoming weekend plans until, BOOM, out of nowhere, the question drops.

Portrait of Friendship

Karen Loritts

Friendship takes on a different meaning when you’re going through the different seasons of life.

Ten Common Mistakes in Difficult Relationships

Lina Abujamra

Chances are you have some difficult relationships in your life. If so, this post is for you.

The Kindness Challenge with Shaunti Feldhahn

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Shaunti Feldhahn

Think of that person in your life who seems impossible to get along with. Shaunti Feldhahn says you could be a huge influence in encouraging that person to change.

The Power of Relationships

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy examines Ecclesiastes 4 to show us God's prescription for godly, healthy relationships.

The Power of Words

Paula Marsteller

I’m sure you can relate to the destructive power of speech . . . unless, of course, you pass your days in solitude in a mountaintop convent or a submerged submarine.

When Jesus Clears the Room

Shannon Popkin

Am I without sin? Am I in a position to judge? Perhaps Jesus is asking you to back away and give Him the room.