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Mar 18, 2019

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How to Rumble

In case this is your first episode, leave the boxing gloves at home or at the gym. A rumble isn't a fight. It's a willingness to have a deep conversation - even when it's tough...especially when it is tough.

In today's episode, we'll walk through four elements of a rumble, giving you examples along the way. These four elements include:

  • Check your Rumble Readiness
  • Container Building
  • Defining the discussion
  • Rumble Starters

We start with the question we asked in Episode 058: How do I know if I am ready to rumble? Jump back to Episode 058 to determine if you're ready to rumble.

Then, we share stories of why container building is a necessary step to a rumble, what can happen when you do and don't define the discussion, and introduce how Rumble Starters can be used in the context of a faithful conversation.

We're helping you translate Brene Brown's work into the local church context by walking you through examples of rumbles in the life of the church.

Grab the tools for today's episode:

Download the Rumble Starter Kit

Download the Transcript



1:00 What is a Rumble?

3:22 Container Building Question 1

5:11 Container Building Question 2

5:42 Container Building Question 3

7:05 Why Container Building is Important

10:22 Define the Challenge

14:01 Rumble Starters

16:03 Rumble Starter #1

19:10 Rumble Starter #2

21:05 Tim & Sara Share a Rumble They Had with One Another

26:17 Rumble Starter #3

28:33 Tools for this Episode


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