Hendricks Center Blog

What Does Convicted Civility Look Like?
by Mikel Del Rosario August 19, 2014
Have you ever been concerned about being misunderstood? We’ve all been there in a variety of contexts. But this is one reason many people struggle to relate with neighbors who see moral issues differently . For some Christians, this is most evident in their hesitancy to engage people in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. …
Leadership: Knowing When and How to Change
by Darrell L. Bock August 12, 2014
I hear a lot of stories about how leaders have spent their community capital engaging in change without being sensitive to whether their community was ready for it. On the other extreme there are stories where many recognized change as necessary, but the leader, being comfortable, did not see the need for it and held back a ready, willing, and …
A Counseling Model for Cases of Spousal Abuse
by Mikel Del Rosario August 5, 2014
According to Gary Barnes, professor of biblical counseling at DTS, one out of four people at your church may be suffering from spousal abuse . What would you say if a woman and her abusive husband came to you, acknowledging their need for professional help? How should Christian leaders advise people like them to move forward with counseling? …