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Spring 2005

Managing Conflict in the Local Church (Part 1)

theme articles

Ask The Superintendent
Meditations On Conflict (Part One)

Interview with Thomas E. Trask

With years of ministry experience under his belt, this pensive Pentecostal leader offers insights into church conflict in this first of two interviews.

When Caught In The Crossfire

By Michael Ross

Patterns you develop in your first pastorate can either help or hinder future ministry.

Staying Cool When The Heat’s On

By Norman Shawchuck

Here are a few coaching lessons to keep you from losing your cool during the battle.

In The School Of Hard Knocks: Lessons On Conflict

Interview with Marcus Bakke, Dennis Rivera, Zollie Smith, Jr.

Three pastors turned district leaders share practical insights on how to maintain harmony in the church.

Minimizing Dissonance By Building Healthy Communities Of Faith

By Gary R. Allen

The community of faith is one of the primary environments in which God intends human beings to demonstrate the dynamics of their transformed lives.

The Acts Method For Resolving Church Disputes

By George O. Wood

These three disputes from the Early Church provide a template for handling any dispute.

When Cultures Clash: Resolving Conflict Between Moderns And Postmoderns

By Lori O’Dea

When modern and postmodern cultures meet in church, the result is an environment ripe for conflict.

Battle In The Boardroom

By Paul E. Grabill

For many pastors, living with the saints below would not be as hard if it were not for that one meeting every month. Learn how to be your board’s best friend.

When Sheep Squabble — Dealing With Discord In The Smaller Church

By Glenn Daman

While members in the smaller church may seem to care for each other, the culture of the smaller church can also be the seedbed for conflict.

Involuntary Terminations: What To Do When You Are The Source Of The Problem

Interview with Speed Leas

What two studies reveal about the causes of involuntary terminations and what pastors can learn from them.

Additional Articles

Part 1: Church Conflict: Good Or Evil?

Part 2: Resolving Conflict In The Church

Part 3: Managing Board Conflicts

Part 4: Church Discipline And The Law

Part 5: Church Membership — Who Needs It?

Part 6: Confronting The Sinner

Part 7: Forming A Peacemaker Committee

Editorials

Ministry Matters

By Gary R. Allen

In Closing

By Charles Hackett

Columns

Theological Enrichment

Dealing With Conflict and Criticism – Lessons from the Apostle Paul

By James D. Hernando

Postmodernism And The Church

Does Evidence Still Demand A Verdict? The Church’s Apologetic Task And The Postmodern Turn

By Stanley J. Grenz

Preaching That Connects

Preaching With the Holy Spirit (Part Two)

By Craig Brian Larson

History Is His Story

The Faithfulness of Charles Simeon

By William P. Farley

Reaching Secular Universities

A Campus Atheist Finds What He Wants

By Rusty Wright

Counselors Corner

Counseling Tips Every Pastor Should Know

By Ruth Hetzendorfer

Leaders Edge

Child Care for Believers — When Does It Ever Stop?

By Roger Palms

Worship In The Church

Worship and the Brain: Physical Dimensions of the Worship Wars

By Joseph L. Castleberry

Financial Concepts

Seven Steps To Retiring Comfortably

By Jim LaVallee

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