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Disillusioned by the Church
When organizational culture makes you wonder if you belong
or relational); Incompetence or dysfunction sanctioned to avoid conflict; Leadership ceilings that cannot be rationally explained; Differing interpretations
Find Your Prophetic Voice
First steps you can take to learn to speak out against injustice
We want people to like us. We don't want to lose members. We want the church to be a safe place without conflict and strife. These are understandable desires.
Our Top 5 Resources for Responding to Conflict and Crisis
The best training tools to handle church conflict appropriately
Our Top 5 Resources for Responding to Conflict and Crisis. The best training tools to handle church conflict appropriately. Conflict and crisis can arise in every ministry.
What Leaders Can Learn from Violent Incidents at Churches
2016 statistics show churches should look for signs of domestic abuse.
In five of the known reasons, the trigger was a personal conflict between two or more people. In four of the known reasons, the trigger was a robbery that ended in a victim's death.
When Calling Causes Conflict
Many women face opposition in their calling—whether overt, covert, or internal.
When Calling Causes Conflict. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. Few of us will step into our calling without some level of opposition or conflict.
Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis
Keeping the inevitable from doing the irreparable.
Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis. Keeping the inevitable from doing the irreparable. Over the years, Bill Hybels has learned to deal with conflict.
Use Your Strength to Serve Others
How to gracefully embrace your role as the strongest person in the room
Sometimes leadership gifts seem like liabilities—they might lead us into more conflict than we would like or undermine the “nice girl” image we sense others want to see.
Church Conflict Gets Weird
Church Conflict Gets Weird. Dennis Fletcher. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share. expand: email; print. Click the image for a full-size version. Church Conflict Gets Weird.
The Enneagram for Pastors
9 different ways pastors look at the world, and what it might mean for your ministry.
extra effort. You can be creative and capable in dealing with conflict, yet struggle with problems that can't be solved in a “reasonable” amount of time. The
Bring Your Full Self to the Table
When we allow God to use our full identity, amazing ministry can follow.
She remembers her mother carefully planning out meals, so that the non-American smells of Korean soups and kimchee wouldn't conflict with guest check-ins or busy travel seasons.
Diagnosing and Changing Church Culture
What you need to know about your past to move forward
founding pastor. Whether the pastor avoided conflict, loved to have fun, or was highly intellectual, the church culture is often based on those values. Because
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection
Five steps you can take to get back on track.
Getting Past the Lie of Rejection. Five steps you can take to get back on track. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: Lightstock. 0; tweet; email; print. “W
When They're Really Mad at You
How to follow Jesus while dodging bullets.
We asked John Crosby, pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, Minnesota, what he's learned about being in the middle of conflict, and sometimes, being the target of it.