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Conflict

Anger - 102 articles
Unwell in a New Way

Seen Through
Christ of Sinai and the splendor of Byzantium at the Met.

When Marriage Brings Suffering
The meaning of marital covenants in bleak seasons.

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Church discipline - 45 articles
Canterbury Crackup
Eschewing church discipline has come back to haunt Anglicans.

U.S. Protestant Majority Gone By End of Year, Says Survey
Plus: Christians in Iraq, Terri Schiavo, Moore's monument, home churches, and other stories from online sources around the world.

Debates on Debates on Church Discipline
Catholic bishops will issue statement on Communion as a Matthew 18 lawsuit is reinstated against a Texas Bible church. Plus: Samuel Huntington on why atheists are outsiders, religious leaders apologize for Abu Ghraib, and many other stories from online sources around the world.

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Church unity - 70 articles
Anglicans, Blasphemy, and the BoSox
A ridiculously comprehensive roundup of religion news so far this week.

No-Fault Division?
It may be time for mainline churches to consider an amicable divorce.

Evangelicals: Fragmented and Thriving
The history and future of evangelicalism as a movement.

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Church, conflict in - 334 articles
Back-seat Fighter
Would I ever learn to keep my comments about church antagonists to myself?

Red-faced Pastor in a Blue State
Amid political tensions, when is a pastor to speak out and when to refrain?

Keeping Conflict Healthy
The Leadership Forum
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Church, unity of - 97 articles
Evangelicals & Catholics
The state of play

Canterbury Crackup
Eschewing church discipline has come back to haunt Anglicans.

Good Boundaries Make Good Christians
The difference between welcome and inclusion

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Compromise - 29 articles
"Christian History Corner: Our Brothers and Sisters, the Episcopalians"
The Episcopal Church needs our help. Here's why we should give it

Shaking Hands with Thugs
Sometimes setting aside human rights is the way to ensure their ultimate victory.

Huguenots and the Wars of Religion: The Gallery - The Inner Circle
Huguenot intrigues swirled around a handful of key figures.

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Conflict - 441 articles
The Ecstatic Heresy
Seeking a superficial unity, some denominational leaders opt for feelings over facts.

The Heart of Stone Church
When one member stonewalls growth and outreach, what is a church to do?

Navigational Errors
A thriving church sank, not because it hit an iceberg, but because of six leadership mistakes afterward.

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Conflict resolution - 169 articles
Keeping Conflict Healthy
The Leadership Forum
Leadership Surveys Church Conflict
Bad news: 95% experience conflict. Good news: 94% report positive results.

Ghosts of Conflicts Past
This church had been stalking its pastors for generations. Now it was time to stop.

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Confrontation - 90 articles
The Conversation You Dread
A nasty outburst led to a more constructive approach for those difficult confrontations.

Dealing With Deception

A Family That Risked the Relationship
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Controversy - 327 articles
A Horseless Carriage?
Letter Regarding Issue 8.2

Red-faced Pastor in a Blue State
Amid political tensions, when is a pastor to speak out and when to refrain?

Same-Sex Marriage: What Can I Say?
Four pastors discuss the pressures and opportunities of the current controversy.

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Cooperation - 35 articles
Is the Reformation Over?
Well, if you have to ask …

Evangelicals & Catholics
The state of play

Operation Human Rights
How evangelicals got outside their comfort zone to help the oppressed overseas.

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Crisis - 130 articles
Crisis Ready
Tragedies are inevitable but never expected. When the next one occurs, will your church be strengthened or shattered?

Navigational Errors
A thriving church sank, not because it hit an iceberg, but because of six leadership mistakes afterward.

Leading Worship Leaders
4 ways I'm learning to guide artists.

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Difficulties - 107 articles
Sometimes Ministry Stinks
How will you respond when you get stuck holding the bedpan?

How to Lead and Feed

The Hunters: "Do I Need an Appointment?"
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Disagreements - 129 articles
They Leave It, But They Can't Leave It Alone
The memoir of a disaffected Mormon.

The Ecstatic Heresy
Seeking a superficial unity, some denominational leaders opt for feelings over facts.

Pondering a Divorce
Some United Methodists think their differences are irreconcilable.

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Disasters - 1 articles
Churches Respond After the California Fires
The disaster provides ministry opportunities that would have been otherwise impossible


Opposition - 11 articles
Single (Issue) Minded
World's Joel Belz criticizes Christianity Today for an editorial we never published—and never would.

The Exacting Price of Ministry

Clergy Respond to Bush's Ultimatum to Saddam
"Banning hot cross buns, Slate says Rick Warren does a subtle violence to the rigors of belief, and other stories from online sources around the world"

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Order - 22 articles
Feature: Including Children in Worship

Friendly Rules
The Tradition Temptation
Why we should still give Scripture pride of place

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Principles - 22 articles
Pledging to Fight
Atheist says battle over 'under God' has just begun.

Toxic Maxims
Misleading advice about business ethics from America's leadership expert.

Accidental Revolutionary
How one woman fought for a just tax

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Rivalry - 5 articles
The Vanishing Act of the Church in Turkey
A church worn down by Christian rivalry and Islamic jihad hangs on in the land of Nicea and Ephesus.

As Attacks Continue Indian Churches Warn of Growing Danger
Christians dispute claims that attacks are random or results of internal feuds.

Harvest Season?
Filipinos are turning to God, but rapid church growth strains relationships among Christians.

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Schism - 72 articles
Sailing Off into Irrelevance
The Episcopal Church's rejection of orthodoxy is sobering for evangelicals

An Anglican Rorschach Test
Conservatives and liberals fide hope in statement

Pope Warns Archbishop of Canterbury of Unity 'Difficulties'
"Meanwhile, Rowan Williams speaks of a clear sense of limits in the Anglican Communion"

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Strife - 21 articles
Mourning Until Forgiveness Comes
The Ball-Cap Crisis
Why Peacemakers Aren't Popular

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Unity - 225 articles
New York's New Hope
From inner-city gardens, to fine-art exhibitions, to political activism, street-smart churches are changing the culture of America's largest and most dynamic city.

Building Alliances to Save Lives
Why evangelicals' partnership with others to fight persecution worked—and where the coalition is heading.

The Ecstatic Heresy
Seeking a superficial unity, some denominational leaders opt for feelings over facts.

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