Conflict shouldn't tear your church apart.

Stop avoiding conflict. Start discipling.

As church leaders, we know how damaging mismanaged conflicts can be. The Colossian Way is a framework that helps Christians face conflicts faithfully. In this course, you’ll learn the goals and methods of The Colossian Way, the skills for leading your group well, how to launch and facilitate a small group, and what to expect from an actual group session. You'll complete training with the tools and confidence to lead your church confidently through conflict in any context. The Colossian Way has helped thousands of Christian leaders just like you experience the miraculous truth of the Gospel at the heart of conflict. Join them today.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    1. Start Here

    • 1.1 Overview

    • 1.2 Watch a Session

    • Curriculum Samples

    • Pre-Training Survey: Help Us Get To Know You

  • 2

    2. Core Ideas

    • 2.1 Conflict as Searchlight and Classroom

    • 2.2 Wicked Problems

    • 2.3 Christian Formation

    • Quiz (Core Ideas)

  • 3

    3. How It Works

    • 3.1 The Colossian Way Framework

    • 3.2 The Facilitators

    • 3.3 Launch Your Group

    • 3.4 Meeting Online

    • Quiz (How It Works)

  • 4

    4. Five Phases

    • 4.1 Facilitator Guide

    • 4.2 Start / Unity / Prayer

    • 4.3 Engage / Godward

    • Quiz (The Five Phases)

  • 5

    5. Facilitating

    • 5.1 (Never) Enough Time

    • 5.2 Navigating Discussions

    • 5.3 Managing Anxiety

    • Quiz (Facilitating)

  • 6

    6. You're Ready!

    • 6.1 Commissioning

    • Post-Training Survey: Help Us Improve