Why mediation works so well as a tool for church conflict resolution

 
Conflict in any relationship is painful, but within a church family it can be downright devastating. Lewis Miller, regional catalyst for the Florida Baptist Convention, has helped pastors and congregations navigate the turbulent waters of conflict over the years. Miller said that even with a biblical mandate to resolve issues peacefully and in God-honoring ways, churches sometimes struggle to know when or how to go about it. “Churches tend to wait too late to ask for outside help,” ...