6 Principles Healthy Churches Use To Deal With Conflict Well
We have an obligation as leaders to have a plan in place to resolve conflicts in the healthiest way possible.
print. Conflict is inevitable. Even in a healthy marriage, family and church. Like healthy marriages with conflict well: 1. Healthy churches know that conflict isn't fatal.
Lord, Deliver Us from Passive-Aggressive Conflicts
Every church has elephants in the narthex. Here are four ways to root them out.
Many expect church teams to experience less conflict than teams in secular workplaces. Here are a few tips for dealing with unresolved conflict on your team.
Two Churches, One Roof
Can congregations share space without butting heads?
There will be times of tension and conflict, but you must sit down and work through it.”. There will be times of tension and conflict, but you must sit down and work through it.”.
Violence at Churches in 2017
The most violent year for faith-based organizations in the United States.
While personal conflict and gang actions accounted for most events (nine each), the deadliest events (with the most victims) were rooted in domestic violence.
Self-Control, the Leader’s Make-or-Break Virtue
Is it possible to build willpower like a muscle?
If studying takes it out of you, try to go for a walk to rejuvenate yourself. It's also wise to avoid willpower wasters, like multi-tasking and needless conflict. 2. Create new habits.
Your Small Groups Can Be Safe Havens
Three ways to encourage healthy sharing and listening in these settings.
confessional booth. Leaders—especially those who avoid conflict—often struggle to set guardrails so everyone in the group can participate. We want
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
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
his wife's criticisms, no matter how constructive or kind. And at work Brian was an anxious, conflict-avoidant wreck. “At work I had a lot of anxiety and
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Absence
Why Henri Nouwen warned pastors about becoming "too available."
be present when they need us. To be there when tragedy strikes, or conflict erupts, when illness descends, or heartbreak occurs. We meet with them in
Eugene Cho: Why I Am Stepping Down as Pastor of Quest Church
“I don’t feel burned out, but I am realizing my limitations.”
Folks have reached out to say that, when they initially heard the news, it took them back to bad experiences of conflict, scandal, and moral failure they witnessed in previous churches.
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.