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Spring 1980: Conflict

Volume 1

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In this Issue
Comments from the Editor
My Greatest Ministry Mistakes
Leadership's Top 40: #40
My Greatest Ministry Mistakes
He watched his dreams crumble at Circle Church. Did that failure invalidate his ministry?
Conflict. Crisis. The corporate church often does not see its own power to make and destroy its servants.
When the Alligators Are Snapping
When the Alligators Are Snapping
Dealing with conflict that threatens to tear a small church apart.
Building Trust Between Pastor and Congregation
What can be done about the fact that in many churches a pastoral crisis occurs about every 18 months?
A Parsonage or Housing Allowance-- Which is Better?
Manfred Holck, Jr., contrasts the viewpoints of pastors and congregations.
Christian Versus Christian
Conflict is inevitable. When it comes, face it--and follow Jesus' style of confrontational ministry.
Building People
Can people who are vastly different really learn to love one another? How can a caring fellowship be built upon such differences?
Caught in the Middle
How can staff members be true to themselves and follow a leader with whom they disagree?
How to Create an Employment Agreement
A youth pastor agreement as a model.
Conflict in the Black Church
The black church has often failed to manage conflict because it believes conflict is wrong.
Preaching without notes next Sunday morning might become one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, according to Craig Skinner. Here are five tips that work for him.
A Psychiatrist Looks at Troubled Pastors
An interview with Dr. Louis McBurney
You're told to be vulnerable--to disclose yourself honestly to those around you. But like most of us you're painfully aware that honest self-disclosure can blow up in your face.
From the Publisher
A Message from the Publisher: April 01, 1980
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