You don't ask someone to marry you on the first date, do you?
The correct answer is “No.”
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As we seek to build relationships with new people, we have to remember it’s a process. Building relationships take time. While some relationships unfold quickly, most go through at least four phases. Not all relationships will move through each phase. Some won’t get past phase one.
In this episode, we’ll explore the four phases of building relationships. Remember, following Jesus is about being in relationships with Christ, community, and other followers of Jesus. We explore four essential phases of building relationships with those beyond the walls of the church and with other leaders in the church.