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Elders and Conflict

I recently received an email from an office bearer who was heading into a council meeting; the third meeting devoted to a particularly thorny issue. What would you say to her? 

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Conflict Resolution Guides

For churches who are interested in helpful guidelines and a process to use in handling conflict in your congregation, Pastor-Church Relations would like to suggest the following documents.

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Membership - Again

Would it be possible to create something like a "covenant membership" with those who for one reason or another cannot become full member of our churches so that they can vote and be in leadership?

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Ministry Leader Appreciation

It is suggested that we give our pastors a sabbatical for a time of refreshment and study. What about the ministry leaders such as Cadet and Gems counselors, youth group leaders, Bible study leaders, Sunday School teachers, etc?

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Biblical and Theological Literacy

I am interested in hearing from elders (and education committees!) on how they have implemented theological and biblical education for adults within their churches. What have you taught? How have you promoted it?

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Membership Transfers in a Modern Age

Within our history there is a countering truth, that membership is the responsibility of the individual, and they should be encouraged to take an active role in the process. What do you think? Are our current practices adequate?

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Confidentiality

I'm concerned that the video introducing "network" didn't mention anything about confidentiality. Is there a good way to address the issue of confidentiality, while still making this site useful for such sensitive situations?

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