Are your leaders reluctant to confront?
If your leaders won’t confront those who need to be challenged or corrected, you won’t have a healthy church. Conflict will simmer. People will never reach their potential in Christ. And you’ll end up dealing with more problems than necessary. Dr. Robert Jones shares a few concepts you can pass along to your leaders who may be hesitant to confront people who need to be challenged.
Are your leaders properly motivated to confront?
While some may be hesitant, others in your church may be eager to confront. And if they don’t have the proper motivation, that can be a recipe for disaster. Dr. Stephen Viars shares some helpful principles to pass on to leaders about the proper motivation for confrontation.
Are your leaders prepared to confront?
Even with the right motivation, sometimes confrontation can go sideways, turning into an argument or leading to misunderstanding. One approach? If a leader thinks confrontation might get out of hand, Dr. Viars has this suggestion:
Confrontation isn’t easy. But training your leaders to do it well will strengthen your church. Stay tuned for more articles on how to equip your leaders to handle conflict more effectively.