First published on this website in March 2006 and last updated in May 2016
We can be very critical of someone behind their back but fail to offer (or accept) constructive criticism. These interactive notes are designed to help a group think this issue through. Various scenarios are presented with questions for groups to tackle.
The notes then give 12 possible ways forward. These include
- Admit the problem
- Be vulnerable
- Check motives
- Encourage first ...
- Select the right medium/time
- Change the church climate
- Never blame your team
- Build one another up.
Here is the link to this item: TN30 - How to give and receive criticism.pdf
These notes have been updated in May 2016 with minor alterations throughout the text.