Date

3-1994

Document Type

Article

Department

Seminary

Degree

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

Chair

Carl Diemer

Primary Subject Area

Business Administration, General; Religion, Clergy; Religion, General

Abstract

Studies and statistics on church conflict reveal a lack of proper handling of many stressful situations. The purpose of this paper is to design a consultant ministry to assist churches in proper management of destructive conflict. Few current consultant ministries are equipped to adequately provide effective mediation. None were found that would deploy a consultant team for this need. This project analyzes church conflict and examines instances of conflict in the Scriptures. It then establishes the framework whereby a three-member team could minister to churches in conflict.

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