Hope in conflict : discovering wisdom in congregational turmoil / David R. Sawyer.Material type: TextPublisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 2007Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780829817584 (alk. paper); 0829817581 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Church controversies | Conflict management -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Church management
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-176).
When a key is not the key: the mystery of church conflict -- Looking, listening, and learning: serving as a leader when conflict emerges -- Looking at structures: mapping the patterns of a congregation in conflict -- Listening for hope in stories -- Learning from symptoms -- Finding the positive purpose of conflict: the hopeful hypothesis -- Challenging the system to evoke the hope -- Tapping the leader's "inner sage" -- The mystery of conflict unvieled: why the three keys work -- Conclusion: on being a careful, reflective leader.
7/2007 20.00 (12.00)