Person explaining to group gathered around table

Here are a few resources that you may find beneficial.


  • God Dreams: 12 Templates for Finding and Focusing Your Church’s Future is an easily accessible vision development process; Church Unique is the original comprehensive vision development process  – Both by Will Mancini and available at the Auxano store.


  • Making Peace by Jim VanYperen, Pathways to Peace by Jim VanYperen; Making Peace Seminar are resources that provide clear theological implications for the origin of conflict need for reconciliation. Resources also include guides for the 4 Conflict Styles, becoming reconcilers as a part of discipleship, and constructing confessions and confrontations that reconcile. Available via Restoring the Church.
  • The Leadership Opportunity: Living Out the Gospel Where Conflict and Leadership Intersect is organizational “hands-on” training for leaders. Available via Rightnow Media distributing for Peacemakers Ministries.
  • Firestorm: Preventing and Overcoming Church Conflicts by Ron Susek is and enlightening narrative/case study approach that is informative.