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6 Ways to Avoid Conflict with Your Elder or Deacon Board in 2018

How to excel at teamwork and unify your church board.
6 Ways to Avoid Conflict with Your Elder or Deacon Board in 2018

Conflict happens, even in the church. For pastors, one of the most discouraging parts of the job can be conflict with our co-laborers in the Lord. When disagreements and personality conflicts dominate meetings and relationships, it can derail the vision and mission of the church.

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Below is the best advice from CT Pastors on leading your church well. Whether you’re heading off controversy before it happens, working to draw your team closer together, or figure out how to deescelate a conflict, we’ve got you covered.

Identify roadblocks to unity

Little confrontation and divisiveness within a board is rooted in the board members themselves. It tends to be rooted instead in a board's structure. By learning to recognize and remove structural roadblocks to unity, harmony will increase.

Initiate a performance review

Most pastors are committed to personal growth. Most spend hours reading, praying, and studying in an unending quest for spiritual and professional ...

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