Smart Conflict: managing conflict wisely
Never had any conflict in your congregation? Of course not. We all know it happens daily but how do we deal with it skillful and effectively? When can it yield something helpful and when does it need a more serious intervention?
Gain the skills to compassionately but effectively engage with conflict in a congregational setting. This is an advanced training that will help you identify your personal styles and barriers in conflict, use conflict evaluation tools and practice strategies for real-life scenarios.
Susan Nienaber is an ordained United Methodist minister serving as a regional denominational executive in Minnesota and congregational consultant and coach. A former Alban Institute senior consultant, Susan has worked with hundreds of congregations over the past 25 years.