Conflict Resolution Rey Martinez


Sundays 10-11:30AM Worship Service | 6-7:30PM Family Connect Groups | Mid-Week 6:30-8:00PM His Ways Journey Groups

May 15, 2022


Philippians 4:9 “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” (NIV)

Adopt God’s Perspectives:

  • Conflict in a fallen world is Inevitable. John 16:32-22
  • Conflict flows from our Differences. Acts 15:37-40
  • Conflict arises out of our Selfish Desires (James 4:1) when we have a…

Greedy heart Proverbs 28:25

Angry heart Proverbs 15:18, 29:22, 29:11

Perverse heart Proverbs 17:10

Hateful heart Proverbs 10:12

Ways we Mismanage Conflict:

The Attacker

The Withdrawer

The Accommodator

How to D.I.F.F.U.S.E Conflict Gracefully

Define the problem. Proverbs 15:14

Initiate a time and place to talk. Matthew 5:23-24

Focus on the perceived problem, not on the person. Luke 23:24, Proverbs 18:19

Feel their pain as though it were your own. Genesis 2:24, Philippians 2:4

Uncover the root problem. Hebrews 4:12-13, Proverbs 20:5

Set it right between you. Matthew 18:15, Colossians 3:13

Establish a specific plan that addresses the issue discussed. Proverbs 20:18, James 1:22, Romans 14:19

Go with the God of Peace in You and be his Peacemakers and it will reveal that you are God's children. Matthew 5:9