Arrow 18–Leadership Training Conference

Great to be back at Amberley today to work with the participants of the Arrow Leadership Program Cohort 18.  We looking at the topic of Conflict Management.  Notes are already in the Conference Folder, the links below are for presentation slides and some extra resources. 

Brainstorm on unique features of conflict in Christian communities

10 Reasons the Church is conflict prone

Deconstructing conflict

Conflict Styles

Levels of Conflict

Preparing for and Managing Conflict

SMBC Pastoral Care–Conflict in the Church Workshop

SMBCGreat to be back at Sydney Missionary and Bible College today to teach on conflict in Christian Communities.

We covered the reasons churches are both conflict prone and conflict averse.  Looked at the dynamics of conflict,  How to analyse a conflict and prepare well for facing it.  We finished with some reflection on Matt 18 and the processes of dealing with interpersonal conflict.

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Victorian Presbyterian Clergy Family Camp – Philip Island

I enjoyed spending this week with Victorian Presbyterian Clergy and their families on their annual camp.  We anchored 4 studies in the book of Philippians and then reflected together on several areas of ministry: Resilience, Partnership and Conflict Management.  There was also a ministry workshop on sexual dynamics.   All the notes, brainstorms and links follow:

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