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Five Emotions Pastors Experience After a Forced Exit

While cleaning out some boxes kept in storage yesterday, I ran across a photo taken of me at an event from my last church … and I instantly felt a twinge of pain inside. 2,275 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Bring It On!

This is the title of an article I wrote for the Covenant Companion.  It was just released on-line.  It is based on content from my book… 10 more words

What Should I Do When I Disagree With My Church?

If you’re in community, your likely to experience conflict.

Conflict is healthy for any growing organization, church, marriage, and friendship. To not have conflict probably means that passivity has taken residency in your conversations. 1,009 more words


Love Believes in Second Chances

Thursday morning, I sat in my sunroom with my first cup of good coffee in what felt like a lifetime. 1,039 more words


Being Left Behind In Conflict or Grief

With any movie I watch, I always try to gain a life lesson from it. I’m a big fan of movies, analogies, and teachable moments, so I always seek to learn and find new ways to explain “life” through these three things. 1,514 more words


Hurt in a church? A must read:

The following is such a good article. Highly recommend reading all of it.  It’s full of wisdom that’s helpful to understand whether you’ve been hurt in a church, know someone who has, or not. 269 more words


Church Conflict and Robbers

The great preacher John Chrysostom was asks what is it that destroys the bond of peace, the unity of the Spirit, the expression of Christ’s love within the church? 419 more words

Biblical Counseling