May 20, 2015
Vital Practices Digest: 5 Resources for Conflict in Congregations
Conflict in Congregations
In this month’s Vital Practices Digest, we’re sharing 5 ways congregations can address or manage conflict while also building trust and well-being. Our 5 resource is offered to help congregations strengthen their practice of year round stewardship.
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Conflicts in leadership styles can bring a congregation to a brink. “Confronting the Clergy-Congregational Conflict" examines how effective lay and clergy team leadership may be an answer to this problem.
“Churches have a responsibility to model Christ like behaviors and when we don’t, we pay a heavy price.” “No More Parking Lot Conversations” looks at how congregational leaders can build in effective practices for healthy behavior and respect.
THIS MONTH IN YEAR-ROUND STEWARDSHIP
Good stewardship includes understanding the financial health of the congregation and its members. “Pledging: Should Clergy Know” shares the collective knowledge and advice topic from church fundraising professionals on this sometimes controversial topic.
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