The “C” Word

Posted: August 2, 2010 in Development, Youth Ministry
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If you’ve been in youth ministry long enough (more than 1 month), you’ve probably experienced criticism at some point. I don’t know of anyone who enjoys receiving it, either. Recently, I enjoyed youthministry.com‘s series by Doug and Matt on criticism. It was sort of ironic because a few days after their 4 articles were written is when I received my share of criticism. Here’s one statement they shared that stuck and helped me react is a way that is better that I usually do…

“Here’s what we know to be true for both of us: criticism hurts, but the pain is multiplied when we handle it poorly.”

Click here for the rest of the article.

Thanks to Doug and Matt for preparing me for that experience.

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