How to disarm the offended. 1. Give up your right to be offended. 2. Give up your right to be “right” 3. Get Creative!
We’ve been trying to stop people from being offended by eliminating offenses. (sort of like trying to stay healthy by eliminating germs.)
Jesus wasn’t offended by being grouped with people of Nazareth. Jesus wasn’t offended FOR the people of Nazareth.
NO ONE likes to be offended. Insulted. Treated rudely. Treated with Disrespect. Put down. Mocked or maligned. NO ONE likes to be offended…at first.