Beatitudes · Conflict · Peace · Peacemaking

Peacemaking: Maybe Not What You Think

I’ve stood on “The mount of Beatitudes” in Northern Israel where Jesus spoke amazing words found in Matthew 5, where He gave His famous Sermon on the Mount. In Matthew 5:9 He said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.” This verse and teaching of Jesus greatly impacted my… Continue reading Peacemaking: Maybe Not What You Think

Conflict · Guest Blogger · Jeremy Yeckley

How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 1: Your natural tendencies for responding to conflict

Jeremy Yeckley is a friend of Tim Madden and guest blogger from time to time on Maddening Theology. He works with Tabernacle Bible Church in Honesdale, PA, and Foundations Christian Counseling across Northeastern Pennsylvania and around the country. He is a gifted counselor, communicator, and leader. What memories, images, and feelings does the word conflict… Continue reading How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 1: Your natural tendencies for responding to conflict

Church Life · Conflict · Leadership · Marriage · Resolution

Praise in Public, Confront in Private

I first heard the phrase, “Praise in public, confront in private,” years ago. I was with a group of leaders from my church and we were at a conference in Rochester, NY. The speaker talked about how this was one of the policies that they had in their church. Conflict is one of the things… Continue reading Praise in Public, Confront in Private