Moving Your Church Through Conflict

by Speed B. Leas. Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.


This guide walks through the five levels of conflict, identifying the warning signs and characteristics of each, along with steps to resolution.


case study, church size transition, conflict aftermath, levels of conflict, early warning signs for each level, do's and don'ts

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Evaluate when your congregation should involve an outside consultant by determining your conflict level and the appropriate response.
  • Establish steps to take after conflict resolution in order to avoid additional issues.

About the Contributor

Wendy McCormick

Wendy McCormick is the Center for Congregations’ southwest Indiana director. She has an interest in congregational fundraising and stewardship, including planned giving.

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