To put it in terms of the RW paradigm, peacemaking is what God calls us to Both peacemaking and relational wisdom promote a fundamental –Ken Sande. The Peacemaker has ratings and reviews. In The Peacemaker, Ken Sande presents a comprehensive and practical theology for conflict resoluti. Sande has given the church a helpful guide on how the church can better bear out her testimony to the life-changing power of her Savior.
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That’s not to say that Sande is absent from the book as a writer, in fact the personal stories that he shares give credibility to his theories. If others fail to meet our desires, we sometimes condemn them in our hearts and fight harder to get our own way.
Maybe a bit heavy on lists and pat answers, reminiscent of Bill Gothard and Pfacemaker Adams in fact, I think I recognized some terminologybut very practical for all that, and biblically sound.
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A very helpful manual on dealing with interpersonal conflict. Apr 02, Melissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: I thought the ideas in this book were good–but most of them seemed obvious to me, and I could have done without all the “7 Keys to This” and “4 Ts of That.
Biblically based, The Peacemaker is full of godly wisdom and useful suggestions that are easily applied to any relationship needing reconciliation. Take heed, Reader, least you fall into the temptation of thinking that everything about everything constantly needs to be discussed.
Given the frequent occurrence of political squabbles within institutions as well as the ubiquity of divorce with or without remarriage situations, this book is extremely relevant and very sensitive.
This is a must read book for Christians. The contents of this book, which are three hundred pages of core material if one includes the book’s six appendices, are structured around 4 G’s: I’ve used it publicly in small groups and Sunday school and privately in counseling and in my own life. Covers root causes of conflict with anyone, including a spousecommunication, what Biblical forgiveness is, consequences of unforgiveness, example after example of grace-filled reconciliations, sinful tactics we use to avoid loving confrontation, why conflict is full of opportunity and much more.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is a tremendous resource for handling conflict in personal relationships. Serious, divisive conflict is everywhere-within families, in the church, and out in the world. Endorsements “Of the enormous body of literature dealing with conflict resolution and its allied problems, this treatment is the most concrete and helpful I have yet to find. Without those, it was dry and boring in many parts even though the content itself was excellent.
Written in handbook format, it weaves the biblical foundation throughout a detailed explanation of how to put things into practice. To be honest, I only read this because it was a study group pick. As president of RW, he now focuses on teaching people how to “get upstream of conflict” by developing skills that strengthen relationships and reduce conflict in the family, church and workplace. Conflict and disagreement are unavoidable. A large dose of brevity would also do it much good; I believe that if Sande or his editor would shrink the excess material and cut the number of pages from tothis would be a masterpiece without compare.
That’s not to say that Sande is absent from the book as a writer, in fact the personal stories that he shares give credibility to his theor This is a truly useful book for any Christian not living in seclusion Another main intent of the book is to help Christians correct the flawed worldview that is being influenced by the prevalent secular culture and replace it with the biblical worldview.
There are several chapters that were not applicable to me, but in a way, that is a strength–it is a pretty complete book about handling a wide variety of conflicts.
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Jan 11, Giedra rated it it was ok. But in every relationship, unity and harmony are possible. He shows how such conflict ‘assignments’ provide opportunities to glorify God by representing the love, mercy, and forgiveness of God in Jesus Christ.
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The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Very good, practical, guidebook solidly based on Biblical principles. A must read for everyone–especially those in peeacemaker helping professions where relationships and conflict are central concerns. The Peacemaker gives hope for victory in what is often a hard fought battle for unity. May 05, Amanda R rated it it was amazing.
Though it’s brief, it was a bit jarring, and I thought, “Are they really going to go there? Attorney Ken Sande is president of Peacemaker? I have started this book several times without finishing it until it became painfully obvious that I wasn’t dealing with personal and professional conflict in a healthy way.
Conflict is deeply rooted and you will hear about it in the pages of this life changing, relationship mending book. Books by Ken Sande.
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This is really a great book it tells how to deal with conflict the way God would want you. I usually rate lower when it comes to cases like this.
One of the most helpful books I have read this year. My wife and I have both grown to love the biblical principles of peace, that are laid out pdacemaker clearly in the Peacemaker.
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Had I read this earlier in my life and sought to apply its principles, I’m sure I would have saved a lot of grief for both myself and those with whom I have had conflict. Macchia “Macchia does an excellent job of providing tools for personal character building and family life, as well as for building relationships inside and outside church.
This would make an ideal book for a book or study group. Forgiveness is the exact opposite of excusing. Jul 16, David King rated it really liked it. Here is a great excerpt: