PUTTING ON YOUR PEACEMAKER TOOLBELT.
Throughout our Peacemakers for the Cause of Christ blog/podcast series we offer you a number of short exercises and/or resources that will aid you in bringing this blog/podcast theme to life. Enjoy!
Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4: 9 (NIV)
Tool #17: Ten Commandments For Facilitators in God’s Circle of Peace. Blog/Podcast 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 10.1
Ten basic ingredients that make a recipe for success when stepping into this important role of peacemaker for the cause of Christ.
I. Know who you are, what you believe & where you are called.
II. Keep your circle of non-negotiables small.
III. Ask for God’s gift of holy indifference.
IV. Build bridges while respecting walls.
V. Focus on the power of one.
VII. Prefer relationship over rules.
VIII. Go slow in order to go fast.
IX. Be content with small, quiet fire.
X. Keep showing up.