Published on August 6th, 2015 | by Discussion Questions

How do you handle the side effects of praise?

ANONYMOUS WRITES: Since I joined TheRebelution, God has given me a love for people who are going through hard stuff. I talk to them, pray with them, love them. All of this is great, and this has become a “hard thing” that I do whenever I can.

But recently it’s brought a challenge of its own: people say how I’m so nice, and they wish they were like me. I’ve started to need to hear how nice I am, how much I’m appreciated.

I want to do the hard things without caring if people praise me, but right now I’m starting to do hard things to get praised. How can I stop caring about praise, and start caring about people again?

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