Category Archives: Reviews of “Redeeming Church Conflicts”

“Hope permeates each chapter …”

Thanks for your patience re: our delayed postings as Dave and I are currently a little too busy actually serving churches to blog about it … To tide you over, our gratitude goes out to Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal for … Continue reading

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Keeping God’s Word Primary re: Our Critical Needs

How grateful we are for two careful book reviews (and recommendations)! Matt Smethurst, an assistant editor for The Gospel Coalition and a Master of Divinity student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, commended us on the IX Marks website for … 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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“There is no adapting secular concepts here …”

Many thanks to Rev. John Pellowe, CEO of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities, for this thorough (and positive!) review of Redeeming Church Conflicts: Leadership Reflections: An Exploration of Christian Leadership Practices

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“Helping entrenched people is what we do and who we are.” (Pastor Whipple of Kossuth Street Baptist Church)

Dave and I were blessed this morning to read the following article by Pastor Whipple of Kossuth Street Baptist Church in Lafayette, Indiana: Redeeming Church Conflicts I especially appreciated Pastor Whipple’s encouragement for his church members to be prepared to redeem conflict … Continue reading

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Thank you, TheGoodBookstall.UK!

Dave and I both appreciated this review by Johnny Douglas at TheGoodBookstall.UK: Church & Ministry Theory & Resources: Redeeming Church Conflicts Thank you very much! (But just to be forthright … we both did have to look up the word … Continue reading

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Church Executive Interview

We are grateful for the hard work of Ron Keener and the entire staff at Church Executive. And we are grateful for their interview too: Is your church ripe for conflict?

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The Difference is the Congregational Focus

We are grateful to Dr. Carlus Gupton of Life and Leadership for this review of Redeeming Church Conflicts: “Few ministries have done as much to equip churches and church leaders to respond to conflict biblically than Peacemaker Ministries. In this book, Peacemaker educators … Continue reading

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Thank you to Dr. Conrade Yap & Pastor Chris MacKinnon for your reviews of “Redeeming Church Conflicts”

What a blessing to end my day by reading two (positive!) reviews for Redeeming Church Conflicts: Chris MacKinnon’s Book Review of “Redeeming Church Conflicts” Dr. Conrade Yap Book Review of “Redeeming Church Conflicts” I particularly appreciated Pastor MacKinnon’s apt summary of … Continue reading

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