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Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict
     

Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict

by Van Yperen
 

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ISBN-10: 0802431852

ISBN-13: 9780802431851

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Moody Publishers


Conflict abounds in the church of Jesus Christ. Reconciliation within the body, however, will not happen with the right "method" or "set of principles". In Making Peace, readers are challenged to place their church and all of its dissension under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Overview


Conflict abounds in the church of Jesus Christ. Reconciliation within the body, however, will not happen with the right "method" or "set of principles". In Making Peace, readers are challenged to place their church and all of its dissension under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802431851
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
540,957
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1: The Mess We Are In

1. Root Causes of Conflict

2. Toward a Theology of Reconciliation

3. Leading and Forming Biblical Community

Part 2: Why All Conflict Is About Leadership

4. A Biblical View of Conflict

5. Passive Responders: Why Peacekeeping Is Not Peacemaking

6. Evasive Responders: Why You Can't Run or Hide

7. Defensive Responders: Why Your Conflict Is Not About You

8. Aggressive Responders: Leaving Vindication for God

9. Church Conflict and Counterfeit Peace

Part 3: On Becoming a Redemptive Community

10. Living Under Lordship: A Call to Submission

11. Living into the Light: Why We Must Examine and Confront

12. Confession and Forgiveness: How We Must Respond

13. Discipline and Restitution: How We Are Re-formed

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