New Highland Baptist Church Podcast
November 4, 2012 "Managing Conflict" Acts 15:36-41
Nov 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.