SMBC Pastoral Care–Conflict Management in Churches


I enjoyed the opportunity to be a guest lecturer in the Pastoral Care Skills course at Sydney Missionary and Bible College this evening.  We worked through dimensions of church conflict and considered pastoral aspects of understanding and responding to conflict.  Presentations and resources we considered this evening follow in this post. 

 Understanding and Responding to Conflict in Churches

Divided or Bound together by Conflict

Covenant Commitments in Times of Conflict

Sample Grievance Procedure Matt 18

Surgery to Acupuncture

Sample Teamwork Covenant

Steps toward relational reconciliation