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by David Brubaker on August 26, 2019
Whether the bully is the clergy leader or a lay member, it is essential that members intervene.
by Susan Beaumont on August 19, 2019
In a liminal season, it simply is not helpful to pretend we understand what needs to happen next. But leaders can still lead.
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 David Brubaker on March 11, 2019
This article is one of a five-part series on Polarization: What Causes Polarization by David Brubaker How to Lead While Polarized by Sarai Rice Four Guiding Principles for Managing a Polarized Congregation by Susan Beaumont When Polarization Becomes a Tug-of-War by Lawrence Peers What Cures Polarization by David Brubaker Over the last month we have […]
by Susan Beaumont on February 18, 2019
Managing polarization requires living with ambiguity and paradox.
by Sarai Rice on February 11, 2019
I am as enmeshed in our current state of polarization as it’s possible for anyone to be. But those of us who are leaders cannot stay here.