Thom Rainer has some great insights in this post:
Of course, one of them is the presence of consistent anger and hostility toward the church staff and other members. A warning sign to be sure!
Redeeming church conflict means intentional dependence on the humbling and heart-changing grace of Christ’s Holy Spirit by turning relational crisis in the church into compassionate care as you take every thought and deed captive to Him.
(c) 2011 by Tara Klena Barthel and David V. Edling
This blog is designed to provide general information on theology, biblical peacemaking, and various aspects of biblical change related specifically to church conflicts. It is not intended to provide pastoral, legal, or other professional advice. Readers are encouraged to seek the counsel and oversight of their local church leaders as well as any competent professionals relevant to their life situations.