Forming Peaceable Congregations: A Biblical Perspective

To which biblical passages do we turn when we are hurting and angry? What do judgment, mercy and forgiveness mean when the Body of Christ is torn by conflict? This workshop assumes that the Bible is a critical conversation partner when we experience conflict in our congregation. As a group, participants will be invited to wrestle theologically and biblically toward a …
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Understanding Conflict Foundations

This highly interactive and educational workshop invites you to consider the building blocks that create conflict and those that assist or detract in conflict’s resolution. The workshop includes reflection, conversation, and exercises as conflicts are studied and models for addressing conflicts are considered. Significant time will be given to skill building for effective speaking and …
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Working Genius: Discover and apply a new and effective leadership tool

We are pleased to add this relevant new series of training workshops using the recently developed tool “Working Genius” which we are applying to the Congregational Leadership Stream.  The following workshops can be taken together, or you can register for “Discover your Leadership Genius” as a stand alone workshop applied to the mediation stream or congregational …
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Understanding Conflict Foundations

This highly interactive and educational workshop invites you to consider the building blocks that create conflict and those that assist or detract in conflict’s resolution. The workshop includes reflection, conversation, and exercises as conflicts are studied and models for addressing conflicts are considered. Significant time will be given to skill building for effective speaking and …
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Understanding Conflict (Advanced)

This workshop, uses the two lenses of conflict drivers and conflict paradoxes, and considers seemingly intractable conflicts and their transformation.  Questions for consideration include the nature of intractability, de-escalation strategies, transforming intractable conflicts and engaging emotions. This workshop builds on Understanding Conflict: Foundations.  It is highly interactive, insightful, engaging and critical for all those who wish …
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