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What Does a "Healthy" Church Look Like?

Many churches today cannot be considered healthy because they have too many unhealthy members for the church to become well. Just about any church you go to, there is a mix of healthy and unhealthy members. 2,056 more words


Some suggestions in times of conflict

As a pastor, I’m occasionally confronted with issues in the congregation that are divisive. When they occur each side of the issue is supported by people who may see fear in the opponent’s position and hope in their own. 410 more words

Church Conflict

When You’re Mad at Your Pastor

It is part of human nature and relationship dynamics that, from time to time, we get angry with the people around us. When we spend lots of time with others, we will get irritated, aggravated and sometimes mad at them. 955 more words

5 Ways to Change Your Church (When You’re Not the Pastor)

Few things are as painful as watching a church you love struggle.

Many church members would agree that churches must adjust to the needs of the people in order to stay effective. 885 more words

How To Handle Church Conflict

This is very good, sound Godly advice.

Our goal in any conflict is to see things from Christ’s point of view.

Source: How To Handle Church Conflict


God's Promise on a Precipice

Pastors tend to live between the world of idealism and reality. Perhaps the majority of theologians (both academic and otherwise) live within this liminal space as well. 1,179 more words

Theology And Faith

Thriving Trough Ministry Conflict – The Good, the Trump, and the Ugly

The Good: I absolutely loved this prayer quoted in the book. It is by monk and writer Thomas Merton.

My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. 347 more words