How Conflict Can be a Good Thing


by Caitlin Meadows Conflict is the key ingredient to every compelling story. Without it, there’s no plot. This ingredient captivates the audience’s attention. The more impossible the situation, the more difficult it is to put the book down or turn the movie off. Why is this so? Human curiosity? Our tendency to relate with the protagonist? Or maybe its our familiarity with the tendency to face obstacles? Even though it is a common fact of life, conflict is widely viewed negatively as something to avoid. As influential Christian communicators facing conflict, the questions to ask ourselves are: 1.) What is the [...]