Getting to Amen: 8 Strategies for Managing Conflict in the African American Church
This important resource provides a set of practical tools--based on Christian principles, psychological theory, and research on African-American religious culture--that will help churches move beyond disputes and disagreements to harmony and heartfelt amens.
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