Church leaders can remain focused on their goals by anticipating challenges, naming them, and preparing for them, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
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.
Leaders should work to ensure that their organization's narratives and values are made real within the organization as well as in the world, says the conflict transformation and mediation expert.
The practice of Nonviolent Communication begins with self-empathy and enables empathy and honesty that demonstrate love for God and neighbor, writes the associate dean of diversity and cultural competency at Western Theological Seminary.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s work in the Nixon administration illustrates how to exert influence and accomplish an agenda within constraints.
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.
The influential field of game theory encourages church leaders to understand the people in their midst, consider all possible decisions they might make, and name the values motivating them, writes a pastor.
One pastor found a solution to a flag flap that ended in community.
The dean of Emory University’s Candler School of Theology talks about conflict transformation and how people can learn to live with conflict.