Category Archives: Justice and peacemaking

How can I even consider reconciliation when there has been no justice?

Q. How can I even consider reconciliation when there has been no justice? A recent situation has left our church in great turmoil. We have been encouraged to live at peace and reconcile with those who have gotten away with … Continue reading

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Redeem Church Conflicts by Listening to LAWYERS? Really?

Q. Redeeming church conflicts doesn’t apply to us because our church is being sued by non-Christians. So we have to listen to our lawyers, right? A. If you are being sued by anybody it is always wise to listen to your … Continue reading

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Must a Church Also Be a Court?

As Christian conciliators, Dave and I agree with all four of the Peacemaker Ministries distinctives. Today, I would like to draw your attention to the second distinctive: The Responsibility of the Church: We believe that peacemaking is an essential ministry of … Continue reading

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