Welcome to Crossroads Resolution Group

Welcome to Crossroads Resolution Group

Whether you are a pastor, business leader, or spouse you may find yourself in a conflicted relationship or situation and not sure how to proceed or where to turn. Crossroads Resolution Group uses a biblically faithful process to help transform these situations to opportunities for reconciled relationships and mutually beneficial resolutions.

Crossroads Resolution Group exits to work alongside churches, groups, organizations, and individuals and help them respond and resolve conflicted relationships and situations in a biblically faithful manner benefiting those involved and those watching.

We hope you experience the blessing of Hebrews 13:20-21!

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Audiences We Serve

Churches

We serve individual churches and congregations as well as associations of churches that are experiencing conflict

 

Businesses & Organizations

We provide consulting, assessment, and assistance to help resolve disputes in a biblically faithful manner

 

Individual, Family & Marriage

We help parties in conflict move toward a voluntary resolution/ agreement through face-to-face meetings

 

Upcoming Events

16sep(sep 16)9:00 am(sep 16)9:00 amDiscovering Relational Wisdom 2.0Presented by Ken Sande with RW3609:00 am - 3:30 pm PST Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 SE 20th Ave

28oct(oct 28)9:00 am(oct 28)9:00 amPursuing Peace TogetherPresented by David Schlachter with Crossroads Resolution Group, LLC9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST Peace Lutheran Church, 2540 Applegate St.

Ministry Partner with Relational Wisdom 360

CRG conciliators are RW360 Certified Relational Conciliators™, Certified Relational Wisdom Instructors™, and Certified Christian Conciliators™ serving on the Institute for Christian Conciliation panel of mediators and arbitrators.

What is Christian Conciliation?

A Road to Reconciliation and Resolution

‘Make every effort to live in peace with all men . . .’ Hebrews 12:14 & 15
‘If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.’ Romans 12:18

The Three Common Steps of Christian Conciliation

  1. One or both parties may receive individual counseling/coaching on how to resolve a dispute personally and privately using biblical principles.
  2. If private efforts are unsuccessful, the individuals may use mediation, a process in which one or more mediators meets with them to promote constructive dialogue and encourage relational reconciliation and voluntary settlement of their differences.
  3. If mediation is unsuccessful, the parties may proceed to Christian arbitration, which means that one or more arbitrators will hear their case and render a legally binding decision.

Types of Disputes in Christian Conciliation

Christian conciliation is effectively used to settle a wide variety of disputes and relational conflict, including contract, employment, family, personal injury, church, landlord-tenant, real estate, creditor-debtor, and professional conflicts. The monetary claims in these cases have ranged from nothing to several million dollars.

Individual/Family Case Examples

  • The birth mother of a child wants to reverse an adoption
  • Elders and pastors of a church are locked in conflict
  • A highly conflicted married couple desires reconciliation
  • A family fights over a deceased parent’s estate
  • A husband and wife struggle with an impending divorce
  • A family is frequently disturbed by their neighbors’ barking dog
  • Two ranchers disagree on road right-of-way
  • A divorced couple disagrees constantly over child support and visitation
  • A family is stuck in conflict over a family business

Organizational Case Examples

  • A homeowner accuses a builder of doing defective work
  • An employee claims that she was improperly fired from her job
  • The owners of a business can’t agree on how to divide its assets
  • A partner in an oil and gas development venture believes he has been defrauded
  • A patient alleges that a doctor performed surgery improperly
  • An author claims that a publisher had broken a contract to publish his book
  • A company claims that its competitor’s product infringed on its patent

Church Assistance Examples

  • A key church member doesn’t trust a pastor and let’s others know
  • A group of church members want new leadership and takes action to create the desired result
  • A pastor wants a long-term elder to resign
  • A Church Leadership Team (Elders, Deacons, Pastors) is divided over the vision of the church
  • A Congregation-wide conflict has erupted after a controversial issue was discussed in a business meeting
  • A Senior Pastor wants to fire an Associate Pastor
  • The Elders are split over whether to let a Senior Pastor go
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