Category Archives: Conflict Management

Developing a Team Covenant: Turning Dysfunction into Healthy Team Cohesion

The creation of a covenant can help any committee, staff or ministry team enjoy healthy and whole relationships. Put the “fun” in dysfunction! If you haven’t noticed by now, life is a contact sport. Every day, we bump into one another’s ideas, … Continue reading

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Healthy Teams Understand the Difference between Healthy Debate and Dysfunctional Arguments: “Getting the Moose on the Table!”

  This past Monday evening this leader was so proud of our Ministry Team. Let me set the context of my statement. Many people agree that they would desire to function as part of a team but they do not … Continue reading

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Don’t Remain A Dropout!

    One of the most exciting moments of my life was June, 1987 graduating right out of college and planting a church in South San Jose, CA. The Silicon Valley was where I was born and raised and it … Continue reading

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Introduction: “Raiders of the Lost Spark: How Congregations can recover from Chronic-Anxiety to get on Mission.”

        Since my pastorate in San Jose that I transitioned from in 2008, I have had the opportunity to transition one historic church in the denomination that I am affiliated with in Southern California and am now … Continue reading

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