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November 4, 2012 "Managing Conflict" Acts 15:36-41
November 04, 2012 Rev. Dr. Robert Lee
New Highland Baptist Church Podcast

November 4, 2012 "Managing Conflict" Acts 15:36-41

November 04, 2012

Rev. Dr. Robert Lee

Part 6 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church” Big Idea: Healthy churches ANTICIPATE conflict and preserve the UNITY of the fellowship. Five Principles for Handling Conflict: 1. ANTICIPATE Conflict. 2. Address and CONFRONT conflict situations. 3. Work to RESOLVE the conflict and seek the best OUTCOME possible. 4. Accept MIXED outcomes. 5. MOVE ON and focus on kingdom advance. • Don’t try to please everyone. • Don’t hold out for the perfect outcome. • Don’t keep stirring the pot. Today’s Takeaways: 1) There is no opportunity without opposition. 2) Little issues can become big issues because of competing issues. 3) Healthy churches model God’s love as they manage conflict.
Part 6 of Series: “Becoming a Transformational Church” Big Idea: Healthy churches ANTICIPATE conflict and preserve the UNITY of the fellowship. Five Principles for Handling Conflict: 1. ANTICIPATE Conflict. 2. Address and CONFRONT conflict situations. 3. Work to RESOLVE the conflict and seek the best OUTCOME possible. 4. Accept MIXED outcomes. 5. MOVE ON and focus on kingdom advance. • Don’t try to please everyone. • Don’t hold out for the perfect outcome. • Don’t keep stirring the pot. Today’s Takeaways: 1) There is no opportunity without opposition. 2) Little issues can become big issues because of competing issues. 3) Healthy churches model God’s love as they manage conflict.
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