Can games and game theory help church leaders navigate conflict?
In this six-part series, an Oregon pastor looks at ways that the influential field of game theory might help Christian leaders and congregations deal with issues such as conflict, criticism, growth and decline, and behavior change.
Leaders often find themselves targets of critique from those in the “cheap seats.” The best response is to show the kind of love that beckons the critics to self-examination, confession and repentance, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their unique challenges and needs. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the CRG is a program of the Center for Congregations.