This book introduces the Judeo-Christian Model of Peacemaking. It outlines the peacemaking process that is patterned after the way God makes peace with us. You will greatly benefit from this work if you are: (1) personally experiencing conflict, (2) concerned about tensions in your church, or (3) want to learn how to become a peacemaker. Illustrations from all over the globe saturate the book to captivate your interest and bring clarity. Subjects covered include mediation, justice, shalomic peace, humanizing one’s enemy, acknowledgment of wrongdoing, apology, reparations, faith, forgiveness, reconciliation, and problem-solving. There are special sections that specifically apply to church conflict. Reviewer’s comments have ranged from “eminently practical” and “must-have resource” to “brilliant” and “new gold standard.” Accompanying study guides for small group discussion are available free of charge at www.HopeintheFaceofConflict.com.
Kenneth C. Newberger, Paperback, ISBN 10: 0615327419, ISBN 13: 9780615327419