november 2020

19nov1:00 pm2:30 pmVirtual EventManaging Conflict in Polarized Congregations

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Managing Conflict in Polarized Congregations

An Online Workshop for Pastors and Congregational Leaders Led by David R. Brubaker

Thursday, November 19  |  1:00–2:30 p.m. (EDT)  via Zoom

David R. Brubaker, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professions, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.  David earned a BS in Business Administration from Messiah College, an MBA from Eastern University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, where he specialized in the study of change and conflict in religious organizations. David has trained or consulted with over 100 organizations, including in Africa, Asia, Australia, Latin America, North America, and Europe.

Since graduation from college in 1980, David served with several community development and conflict transformation organizations. These roles included Associate Director of Mennonite Conciliation Service and Assistant Director of Mennonite Central Committee’s Brazil program, where he became fluent in Portuguese. David is the author of numerous articles on conflict transformation and organizational development.


He is the author of Promise and Peril: Understanding and Managing Change and Conflict inCongregations, published by The Alban Institute; co-author (with Ruth Hoover Zimmerman) of The Little Book of Healthy Organizations, published by Good Books; and author of When the Center Does Not Hold: Leading in an Age of Polarization, published by Fortress Press.

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Co-host: CBF of Tennessee


(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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