Peacemaker, The: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict / Edition 3

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First published in 1991, Ken Sande's The Peacemaker is now available on audio CD. With an understanding that conflict and disagreement are unavoidable in today's culture, listeners will find out how to go beyond resolving conflict to true, life-changing reconciliation with family members, co-workers, and fellow believers. This comprehensive and practical theology is biblically based and offers listeners useful suggestions that are easily applied to any relationship needing reconciliation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801030376
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2005
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: 1 CD, 296 min.
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 290
  • Sales rank: 1,217,690
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Attorney Ken Sande is president of Peacemaker Ministries. A conflict-resolution expert, he works as a consultant to pastors and attorneys who work to resolve conflicts outside the courtroom. He also conducts seminars on conflict resolution throughout the United States. Sande lives in Billings, Montana.
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Table of Contents

What's New in the Third Edition? 9
Preface 11
Part 1 Glorify God 17
1. Conflict Provides Opportunities 21
2. Live at Peace 43
3. Trust in the Lord and Do Good 59
Part 2 Get the Log Out of Your Eye 75
4. Is This Really Worth Fighting Over? 79
5. Conflict Starts in the Heart 100
6. Confession Brings Freedom 117
Part 3 Gently Restore 139
7. Just between the Two of You 143
8. Speak the Truth in Love 162
9. Take One or Two Others Along 185
Part 4 Go and Be Reconciled 201
10. Forgive as God Forgave You 204
11. Look Also to the Interests of Others 225
12. Overcome Evil with Good 247
Conclusion: The Peacemaker's Pledge 259
Appendix A A Peacemaker's Checklist 263
Appendix B Alternative Ways to Resolve Disputes 270
Appendix C Principles of Restitution 276
Appendix D When Is It Right to Go to Court? 279
Appendix E Peacemaker Ministries 287
Appendix F Cultivating a Culture of Peace in Your Church 289
Notes 299
Bibliography 307
Index of Topics 310
Index of Persons 312
Index of Scripture References 313
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2014

    Ever been hurt...ever wanted to hurt someone?

    This book made peace real for me. I can not recommend it highly enough. If you have unhealed hurts, read this slowly, prayerfully and let the Prince of Peace reign in you.

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  • Posted January 24, 2013

    WARNING: Do Not Use in Domestic Abuse Situations

    I had been in verbally and mentally abusive marriage for many years, and as the abuse continued to escalate, I came to my church for help. They recommended Peacemaker mediation in which this book was required reading and the mediation focused on this book's principles. Through the counseling, my husband was empowered and began seriously threatening my life because of it. Matters became much worse for me with this counseling. If you are in an abusive situation, do NOT agree to go to any counseling with the Peacemaker book as it's focus. I fared much better at the local abuse crisis center. At least they took me seriously and offered protection.
    There is an accurate review of this book at the A Cry For Justice website by Jeff Crippen. Type Peacemaker in the search.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2012

    Renewing your mind.

    What a book! It changed my mind on how I view conflict, and how I will go forward in honoring God in conflict!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2012

    Awesome book!

    Loved it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2006

    Read it again and again!

    I can't say enough about this book. I haven't been in any major conflicts, but boy has it changed every part of my life. I relate to people so much better now. If you are a human being and you have any other contact with other humans - read this book! It is amazing how little attention we pay to relationships when we talk about the life of a Christian. The way that we interact with others is an essential part of the Christian walk, which makes Ken Sande's book amazing! It's really life-changing. I've seen God honored through these transformations in my life since the first day I picked up the book to read it. It's really that good. It's worth reading even if you don't like to read much. I read little by little because it's hard for me to read, but the applications this book has is incredible. Plus, it is DOUSED with Scripture.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2005


    I have only read two chapters of this book, but my relationships have been transformed already. I can see how Christ interacted with people and how I am so far from that. I deal with conflict horribly, but I can see how Ken's concepts can apply directly to my life. I don't know how anyone could try to develop healthy relationships without this book. It does NOT deny that conflict occurs, but encourages us to step into conflict with a healthy attitude. GREAT BOOK!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2005

    Restored My Marriage

    This book is an incredible resource and a must-read for every married couple, parent, or anyone struggling with conflict. In my own case - applying the principles learned through Peacemakers was the key ingredient to a complete reconciliation with my ex-wife. In fact, we were remarried after over years of separation and divorce. We give God all credit for the healing in our marriage, but we also recognize that Peacemakers provided the tools and knowledge for the two of us to reconcile. Thank you, Ken Sande, for the marvelous work you are doing.

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