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when the church does not agree
when there is a split
between your heart and me
Christ speaks to us
guiding us in love
coming together to resolve this
speaking the truth
in a spirit of forgiveness
surrounded by Christ's arms
in his arms of love
May 30, 2011
and second in a two-part sermon series entitled
"Sensitivity Training II: When Church Folk Don't Get Along."
Peter said he "was not preaching this sermon because we are having difficulty with this issue. I am preaching it because I firmly believe the best time to consider matters such as this is when tensions are not high and we can reflect on good spiritual practices that can keep our relationships healthy. The middle part of Matthew 18 offers a good plan for conflict resolution."
by the Reverend Peter A. Hey,
Wesley United Methodist Church
May 29, 2011
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