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Spirituality of Conflict Management

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Ann Garrido, D.Min., offers strategies for managing conflict in a way that bears witness to our deepest Christian beliefs.

Product Description

Overview

The pervasive presence of conflict in Church life can be overwhelming for ministry leaders, particularly when it threatens to fracture Christian community. Ann Garrido, D.Min., offers strategies for approaching conflict proactively, managing disagreements more skillfully, and modeling conflict in a way that bears witness to our deepest Christian beliefs.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Explore a framework for re-envisioning conflict as a path toward spiritual growth and maturity;
  2. Identify key capacities and skills that can be cultivated in any Christian community in order to strengthen members’ ability to manage conflict; and
  3. Link the modeling of healthy conflict to effective witnessing to the Gospel.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What messages did you learn about conflict from your family and other early influences? Is it to be avoided or embraced?
  2. Do you know individuals who seem to manage conflicts well? What do you notice about them?
  3. What connections do you see between the conflicts in your life and your spiritual journey with God?