Category: Church Conflict

Anglican Diocese of Gippsland Clergy Conference – Conflict

Tim and I are currently presenting on conflict at The Abbey on Raymond Island for the Anglican Diocese of Gippsland Clergy Conference.

The presentations and resources we have referred to are available below.

Arrow Executive Leadership Session – Managing Conflict

Tim and I were with the Arrow 14 Executive Leadership Cohort this afternoon. Below are the presentations and links to resources Tim referred to in the session.

Conflict Competency: Baptist Churches of South Australia

Tim and I enjoyed catching up with Elders and Church Council members in Adelaide on the 11th of July.

The presentation is available below, along with several resources we made available and referred to during the evening.

Arrow Leadership – Conflict Management

Tim joined leaders at Arrow 25 in Melbourne to teach on Conflict Management on the 17th of May.

The PowerPoints are available below, along with resources made available and referred to during the time.

Arrow Executive Leadership Session – Managing Conflict


Great to be meeting with Arrow Executive Leadership Cohort this morning. Below are the outlines of presentations and also some extra links to resources we may discuss and refer to in the session.

Why churches find conflict so difficult!

if you are interested in why churches experience significant amounts of conflict. grab a cuppa and check out this video. A little on the long side at 25 minutes but explores the reasons churches are conflict prone and conflict averse at the same time.

Arrow Leadership Program – Executive

I appreciated the opportunity to work with the Arrow Executive Program today in Sydney. Lots of good questions and discussion about conflict and healthy processes to follow. There are links in the section below to some resources and notes I mentioned in the training. This is also available on the Peace Train website

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Churches of Christ–South Australia


I love visiting South Australia.  It was great to meet up with some old friends and to work with the Churches of Christ in establishing conflict competency among pastors and leaders.  We looked at a range of areas over Friday night and Saturday.  The notes and resources follow:

Arrow Leadership 15

I always enjoy the days I have the opportunity to work with Arrow Leadership participants.  Great to have the day with Group 15 yesterday at the Edmund Rice Centre, Amberley.

Links to notes and resources are below:

5 Sources of Leadership Conflict

Over the last few weeks I have met with the leadership teams of several churches seeking to resolve internal conflicts.  Here are some observations from the frontline. 

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