Hope in conflict : discovering wisdom in congregational turmoil / David R. Sawyer.

By: Sawyer, David (David R.)
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 2007Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780829817584 (alk. paper); 0829817581 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Church controversies | Conflict management -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Church managementLOC classification: BV652.9 | .S24 2007
Contents:
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.
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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.

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