Empathy is usually seen as a positive thing…so why didn’t Jesus use it to set people free?
Join Rick and Becky as they wrap up a month-long focus on resetting your life by examining the difference between empathy and compassion and why they shouldn’t be used interchangeably.
Turning to the Bible, they’ll explore Lazarus’ death and resurrection (John 11) through a new lens, paying ridiculous attention to how Jesus displays compassion to Martha and Mary, but shies away from empathy.
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- Brené Brown on Empathy
- Brené Brown TED Talk on vulnerability
- A Failure of Nerve by Edwin H. Friedman
- Lars and The Real Girl