Sermons on Conflict

Sermons on Conflict

Talk to Me

Given the rise of NEGATIVE communication patterns and habits, we want to LEARN and PRACTICE better ways of communicating with one another – in the church, at home, in the workplace, and online. How do we SPEAK to each other in ways that are LIFE-giving and FAITH-strengthening? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

From Loneliness to Love

Thanks to a three-year Tri-demic of coronavirus, political divisiveness, and racial pain, we find ourselves more isolated, more wary, and more protective than ever when it comes to relationships.  But you can’t be a disciple or make a disciple alone; on an island.  You have to be IN RELATIONSHIP. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Language of silence

The language of silence holds space for ordinary and difficult moments to become holy. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Beginnings

From the beginning, God has been forming your for life with and with others, for the good of the world around you. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Wisdom for the Heart

Words are powerful. They can change people’s lives. They can change the world around us. But they also hold the keys to changing our own hearts.

Mercy Rules

When mercy rules, the Kingdom comes to our hearts, our homes, our church, and the world. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

When Christians Disagree

How do we handle ministry relationships that are stressed and strained? How do we express and resolve conflict with other Christians, and why this is so important for the church and our witness right now? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Life-Changing Loyalty

Jonathan exhibits something in his relationship with David that is very rare in our society today. He is fiercely loyal to David as his friend. The impact of a loyal friend is immeasurable. Who is God calling you to be like a Jonathan to? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

A Tale of Two Brothers

As we emerge from a global pandemic, many of us are finding that a year of social distancing has left us feeling…. socially distant. One of the toughest stories in the Bible has something to teach us about why relationships matter, and how to rekindle them when they’ve grown cold. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Way of Reconciliation

Conflict is one of the most normal human experiences. But is it possible that we can address conflict in ways that don’t end up breaking relationships as is so common? What did the first Christians have that enabled them to thrive as a community even when their members made hurtful mistakes? Luke sheds some light on that in Acts 6:1-7.

In the Bleak Midwinter

We all have expectations for how our days, our life, or Christmas will go. But what do we do when things turn out to be less than perfect? In this Christmas message for Advent 2020, Pastor Leah Knight Breton answers questions like, Is God still working in my imperfect and messy life? Is there any hope for Christmas 2020? Is there something to learn from the original Christmas story about God working in less-than-perfect circumstances? Christ’s Church is a strategic…

The Long Game

In the face of so much division in difficult and unjust times, is there a way we can engage people in meaningful ways that will bring about real change? An important lesson about God from the book of Revelation gives us a path forward.
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