Monthly Archives: October 2014

Truth Distinguishes Real Issues from False Ones (Part 3 of Church Conflicts Often Overlook Some Basic Truths About Truth)

Continuing my series on Church Conflicts Often Overlook Some Basic Truths About Truth (click here for part 1 and part 2), today I consider how the second exchange between Pilate and Jesus recorded in the eighteenth chapter of the Gospel of John … Continue reading

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Truth Confronts Presuppositions (Part 2 of Church Conflicts Often Overlook Some Basic Truths About Truth)

The nature of truth, from a biblical perspective, is highly relevant to the topic of redeeming church conflicts because most church conflicts are about a clash of opposing beliefs, opinions, preferences, and worldviews. One person or group believes they are … Continue reading

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RedeemingLinks: What Spiritual Abuse IS and Is NOT

Tim Challies and Bob Kellemen do an excellent job discussing what spiritual abuse IS and is NOT in this two-part series: Spiritual Abuse More on Spiritual Abuse

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Church Conflicts Often Overlook Some Basic Truths About Truth (Part 1)

In Chapter 7 of Redeeming Church Conflicts, Tara and I identify a number of ways that small groups of people in churches can become trapped in conflict associated with their “group agendas.” These situations can become even more fraught with … Continue reading

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How to Spot a Manipulative Church Leader

Sobering! How to Spot a Manipulative Church Leader (HT: The Aquila Report)

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