How to Handle Manipulation? Here is a model text, says the preacher!
Text: Luke 20:1-8 Follow Jesus model: Question the questioner, don’t play on their terms, set boundaries, know your rights and responsibilities, take time. Silence implies permission. Secrecy strengthen manipulators. Openness and transparency defeat manipulative players. Don’t attack them. Don’t play their games. Open the shades. Turn on the lights: John 3:20-21
Spotting manipulation here: