Monthly Archives: August 2016

3 Things Pastors (and Their Wives) Should Say Publicly More Often

An excellent list to consider: 3 Things Pastors (and Their Wives) Should Say Publicly More Often

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One of the biggest mistakes churches make in conflict is failing to trust Scripture …

One of the biggest mistakes churches make in conflict is failing to trust Scripture. In the confusion, hurt, and fear associated with church conflict, even mature Christians sometimes doubt that God’s revealed range of solutions will be adequate to their … Continue reading

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Are You Paralyzed by Endings? Mind Present Duties and then Leave Events to God

Q. How can I know what to do in my church conflict when I don’t know how other people are going to act or respond? A. Your question is a good one. It reveals a fear that many Christians have … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical peacemaking in the church, HOPE in the midst of conflict

In Your Anger Do Not Sin

One thing I become angry over is all the anger I see when church members fight among themselves.  That means I have to hear the apostle’s words to the Ephesian church with heightened perspicacity. Anger is almost always present in … Continue reading

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A Tapestry with Different Threads Thoughtfully Woven Together

How grateful we are for this positive review by Mark G. Johnston, board member of Banner of Truth and pastor at Proclamation Presbyterian Church (Bryn Mawr, PA): “Conflict is a given in the life of the church. Just as the devil had a vested interest in … Continue reading

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How to Find the Perfect Church

“The church is divided and broken. It is filled with sinners and hypocrites. It is not perfect and, in this life, it will never be perfect, but it is nevertheless instituted by God. God has always entrusted his gospel, the … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical peacemaking in the church, Disappointment in the church, HOPE in the midst of conflict