Handling Conflict

Building Church Leaders, 2015.

This thorough resource, covering 12 different aspects of conflict, identifies negative and positive aspects of congregational conflict to help create a culture of conflict resistance.


interviews, how-to articles, assessments, case studies, devotionals, discussion questions

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a download

Suggested Uses

  • Discuss conflict in a staff or committee meeting by utilizing the article and the recommended scripture readings, topical content, and discussion questions.
  • Effectively address conflict by following the tips covered in the article, "Six Rules for a Fair Fight."

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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