Whether the bully is the clergy leader or a lay member, it is essential that members intervene.
Tag Archives | conflict
by Susan Nienaber on June 17, 2019
I set a goal for myself this summer that is quite atypical for me. I decided to read every page of the Mueller Report.
by Susan Nienaber on April 22, 2019
In the wake of the 2019 United Methodist General Conference, I want to share some common patterns and feelings that you may recognize in yourself or others, as well as some suggestions for healthy ways to channel energy.
by Dan Hotchkiss on April 8, 2019
It’s fine to say, “We’re one big family. We agree to disagree.” But when the disagreement is about a matter of fundamental principle, such as who can be recognized as a full member of the family, it’s not so simple.
by Lawrence Peers on February 25, 2019
Can we find ways to call ourselves back to constructive ways of managing our differences?
by David Brubaker on February 4, 2019
If we are to successfully overcome polarization, we must first look deeply into its roots.
by David Brubaker on December 10, 2018
Economic inequality has increased, even inside congregations.