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Handling Conflict
Conflicts big and small demand a thoughtful, heartfelt approach.
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Conflict can poison the life of a church. But it can also have a positive effect. Prepare your leaders for handling conflict—and thus protect your church—by discussing '"Conflict Above Ground,” an interview with Bill Hybels, pastor of Willow Creek Community Church near Chicago. This interview will train your leaders to see conflict in a new light and help them deal with it in a more biblical way.

You'll also find a second interview and several how-to articles, assessments, case studies, and devotionals from a variety of respected leaders.

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Removing the Roadblocks to Unity
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Classifying Our Critics
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First Response
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"God Told Me"
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Are Two Heads Better Than One?
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Conflict above Ground
Building community out of controversy.

Change Diplomacy
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6 Rules for a Fair Fight
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How to Handle Criticism (free sample)
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Keeping Conflict Healthy
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The Good Fight
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Topics:Conflict, Conflict resolution, Controversy, Difficult people, Division, Factions, Unity
Filters:Church board, Church staff, Discipleship, Elder, Family ministry, Pastor
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