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Don't Take the Bait to Escalate

Conflict Is Inevitable. Being a Jerk Is Optional.

Jay Payleitner


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Conflict is inevitable, but how we react to that conflict directly impacts our relationships. In Don’t Take the Bait to Escalate, readers will be given tools to help them understand the types of reactions that can fan the flames of a problem and those that will lead to restoration. Rooted in scripture, the reader will discover the impact conflict has upon relationships with family members, colleagues, friends, neighbors, and social media followers, and what you can do to restore any damage that may already have occurred. This book is a must-read in our cancel culture society, where conflict is the name of the game.

Salem Books, 9781684511877, 176pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2022

About the Author

Jay Payleitner is one of the top freelance producers for Christian radio, having worked on Josh McDowell Radio, Today's Father, Jesus Freak Radio, and Project Angel Tree with Chuck Colson.

Jay—a long-time affiliate of the National Center for Fathering and Iron Sharpens Iron—is a prolific speaker who has sold more than half million books, including the bestselling 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, The Prayer of Agur, and What If God Wrote Your Bucket List? He and his high school sweetheart, Rita, live in the Chicago area where they raised five great kids, loved on ten foster babies, and are cherishing grandparenthood.