The Peacemaker: Handling Conflict without Fighting Back or Running Away

The Peacemaker: Handling Conflict without Fighting Back or Running Away

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Overview

The Peacemaker: Handling Conflict without Fighting Back or Running Away by Ken Sande, Kevin Johnson

Tragic confrontations at schools throughout the past two decades are striking evidence that teens need help and training in peaceful conflict resolution. God knows each conflict a teen goes through--with their families, friends, and teachers--and he is in control. In this student edition of The Peacemaker, Ken Sande and Kevin Johnson show teens, youth leaders, parents, and pastors, how they can apply biblical principles to conflict situations, allowing for forgiveness and reconciliation instead of hatred or violence. With an approachable style that treats teens with respect, this much-needed resource can be used individually or as part of a small group or youth group study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441210500
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 708,702
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Ken Sande is president of Peacemaker Ministries and author of the bestselling The Peacemaker. He regularly conciliates business, family, and church disputes and serves as a consultant to pastors and attorneys as they work to resolve conflicts outside of the courtroom. Sande conducts seminars on biblical conflict resolution through the United States and lives in Billings, Montana.

Kevin Johnson is the bestselling author or co-author of more than fifty books and Bible products for kids, youth, and adults. With a background as a youthworker, editor, and teaching pastor, he now pastors Emmaus Road Church in metro Minneapolis, where he lives with his wife, Lyn, and three growing children. Learn more at kevinjohnsonbooks.com.
Ken Sande is the founder of Peacemaker Ministries and president of a new ministry, Relational Wisdom 360. Trained as a mechanical engineer and lawyer, Ken is passionate about bringing the life-changing power of the gospel into the lives of Christians and their churches. He has used biblical peacemaking principles to minister to parties in hundreds of conflicts, ranging from simple personal disputes to complex legal conflicts. He is the author of The Peacemaker, which has been translated into 15 languages, and has written numerous books, articles, and training resources on biblical conflict resolution and relational wisdom. He is a certified Christian conciliator, an editorial advisor for Christianity Today International's church management team, and a certified emotional intelligence instructor. He and his wife, Corlette, are delighted to be grandparents and love to hike with their family in the mountains near their home in Montana.
Kevin Johnson (www.kevinjohnsonbooks.com) is the creator of the first-of-its-kind Pray the Scriptures Bible and the bestselling author or coauthor of more than fifty books and Bible products for adults, students, and children. His training includes an MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary and a BA in English and print journalism from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. With a background as a youth worker, senior nonfiction book editor, and teaching pastor, he is now a career consultant and executive coach in Minnesota, helping people take their bold next steps in work and life. Kevin is married to Lyn, and they have three grown children.

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