Episode 57: The Issue with Conflict

What happens when you don’t deal with conflict head on? What if you let it fester on your team?

In Episode 57 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about dealing with conflict in your church. Here is Robb Robins’ question:

What happens if I have pastoral or personal concerns with someone who is on my team?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to deal with conflict
  • Different active listening skills
  • What happens if you don’t deal with conflict head on

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Are you a leader?”
  • “The ownership is on you to ask probing questions.”
  • “Pride, power, sex, and money tend to be the killers in ministry.”
  • “Bring the person aside, and have a personal conversation with them.”
  • “Don’t talk to someone else who knows them closely, and ask them probing questions…because that’s gossip.”
  • “If there’s one thing that you’ll keep on encountering in leadership, it’s conflict.”
  • “We’re not trying to digitize development or discipleship.”

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