7 Ways to Bring Peace to Your Most Difficult Relationships
Conflict is inevitable. Reconciliation is possible.
Difficult relationships don't fix themselves, and ignoring our problems doesn't make them go away. In Living Reconciled, P. Brian Noble offers you seven clear and actionable steps drawn from Scripture that will help you see the challenging people in your life as God sees them. Then he shares practical and proven ways to reach reconciliation and keep the peace--even when the other person doesn't hold up their end of the bargain.
If you long to be reconciled and live at peace with the people in your family, workplace, church, and community, this book will give you the courage, compassion, and tools to do so.
"As a ministry dedicated to helping families thrive, we receive many questions about how to deal with difficult relationships. In his new book, P. Brian Noble offers solid, biblically based advice to those seeking reconciliation amid the inevitable conflicts we experience."--Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
"As you journey through this book, it will transform your thoughts and feelings so that you can live out your divine design."--Doug Clay, general superintendent of the Assemblies of God
"As a ministry dedicated to helping families thrive, we receive many questions about how to deal with difficult relationships. In his new book, P. Brian Noble offers solid, biblically based advice to those seeking reconciliation amid the inevitable conflicts we experience."
Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
"Brian Noble has provided an excellent resource in Living Reconciled. As you journey through this book, it will transform your thoughts and feelings so that you can live out your divine design."
Doug Clay, general superintendent of the Assemblies of God
"In Living Reconciled, P. Brian Noble inspires us to view our relationships with others in the context of our relationship with God. Conflict is inevitable, but reconciliation is absolutely possible when we live the gospel message. This book provides a practical foundation on which to build healthy relationships, and everyone should read it!"
Dr. Kent Mankins, pastor and licensed mental health counselor
"Living Reconciled feels like sitting down to coffee with a wise friend for guidance. Brian pastorally leads you on a whirlwind tour of biblical reconciliation coupled with vulnerable authenticity. This book will catalyze courageous peacemakers to live out the gospel wholeheartedly in their most difficult relationships."
Daniel Teater, president of Live at Peace Ministries
"Dealing with difficult relationships can bring out the worst in good people. But it doesn't have to be that way. Brian Noble's new book, Living Reconciled, offers a fresh and hopeful perspective about how to deal more effectively with challenging people. Brian's warm, conversational style and sense of humor captures the reader's attention as he demonstrates how seven courageous attitudes can bring us peace. This book is loaded with scriptural support and practical advice. As a bonus, Brian includes a thirty-one-day devotional to assist the reader in forming new healthy habits for dealing with conflict. I highly recommend Living Reconciled to anyone who wants to be recognized as part of God's family: 'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God' (Matt. 5:9)."
Laurie Stewart, vice president of Intelligent Faith
"Living Reconciled is a powerful call to understand gospel essentials and actually live out what Jesus has called us to do, especially when there is relational conflict. Pastor Brian speaks from the heart with gentle admonition to follow Christ and speak truth in love."
Judy Steidl, founder of Grace Mediation
"What a wonderful book! Following its principles will help Christians fulfill the mandate to glorify God. So many people live as though this life is all there is; however P. Brian Noble brings home, compellingly, the need to be mindful of the temporariness of this life. Throughout the book and the thirty-one-day devotional at the end, his 'how to' applications benefit the reader in learning to bring peace to conflicted relationships. I highly recommend Living Reconciled."
Oletha Barnett, founder of Conciliation Services, LLC, professional mediator, attorney, theologian, and conflict resolution director for Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
"Even as a peacemaker who knows what I'm supposed to do, it's not easy for me to 'live at peace with everyone' (Rom. 12:18). So I'm grateful to Brian Noble for writing this book to help us go deeper into Scripture to see how Jesus can help us. Brian's enthusiasm for the gospel and its transforming power shines through every page. He takes familiar Bible passages and makes them come alive as he applies them to the struggle of conflict. You will be encouraged and empowered toward reconciliation by reading and applying Living Reconciled."
Anne Bachle Fifer, attorney, mediator, and trainer for Peacemaker Ministries
"How did Living Reconciled impact me? Brian's engaging style challenged me in a current conflict to consider what it means to live as a reconciled child of God. His book reminds us that true reconciliation is based on what God has done for us through Christ. He is crazy for the gospel, and he dares his readers to be the same. I recommend Living Reconciled--unless you resist being crazy for the gospel."
Ted Kober, DLitt, founder/senior ambassador of Ambassadors of Reconciliation
"Brian Noble provides indispensable biblical insight on the importance of both forgiveness and reconciliation. He systematically contrasts the distinction between living by the passions of the flesh with living in--and with--the Holy Spirit. This comparison provides profound Christian insight into how loving one's neighbor contributes to the flourishing of interpersonal relationships. With pastoral care and clarity, Noble challenges the reader to contemplate the significance of being a new creation in Christ, the indwelling of Holy Spirit in the lives of Christians, and the consequential obligation to live as a testimony to peace and reconciliation with our neighbor. In such contentious times where 'cancelation' is prized, the relevance and application of Living Reconciled cannot be emphasized enough."
Derryck Green, author and theologian
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