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Resources

Change and Conflict in Your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both): How to Implement Conscious Choices, Manage Emotions and Build a Thriving Christian Community

by Anita L. Bradshaw. Skylight Paths Publishing, 2015.

This book frames conflict as a tool to move congregations forward if used positively. In this resource, conflict can spark changes that will allow your congregation to tell a new story about its identity, purpose, and future.

Offerings

identify imbalances, narrative theology, scriptural context, how to create a positive culture

Best For

clergy and lay leaders

Cost

purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • View conflict through a positive mindset in order to create change and inspire a conversation about identity, purpose, and the future.
  • Form and share the congregation's new identity by discussing narrative theology in order to understand how to shape a story.

About the Contributor
Contributor
Melissa Spas

Melissa Spas is the managing director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, where she develops and leads educational programs and partnerships with religious organizations and the people who lead them. She has also worked for leadership education at Duke Divinity, where she contributed to the development, design, and delivery of strategic leadership programs and resources for Christian institutions. 

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