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.
Attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and instructor
David is a veteran attorney of 30 years with an extensive background serving businesses, providing mediation and arbitration services. He brings a transformative, faith-based model to help individuals and organizations with complex business disputes as well as organizational and leadership conflicts. He helps clients address the issues which are threatening their ability to lead their organizations and businesses, while also helping individuals repair and restore relationships necessary to reach a lasting resolution.
Conciliator, counselor, consultant, speaker, and instructor
Allison’s work with very complex marriage, family, church, and organizational conflict cases give her valuable insight into identifying key areas that can move conflict resolution forward. Her background in ministry stems from 18 years with an international campus ministry and serving in a key role on three church planting teams. She understands the perspective of individuals in conflict as well as the structures and priorities of organizations and churches.
Pastor and Conciliator
Paul has over 30 years of ministry experience, serving as a lead pastor of four congregations. He was the founding pastor of two churches and served three churches in a staff position early in his ministry. Paul founded two ministries to assist Christians and their churches to follow Christ effectively. Paul’s foundational spiritual gift of teaching has proven to be highly effective in communicating the truth of God’s Word resulting in life transformation. His spiritual guidance mix includes the gifts of leadership, faith, wisdom, encouragement, and discernment. His ministry has the purpose of creating health in the local church, something to which he has committed his life.
Attorney and Certified Christian Conciliator™
Gary has been practicing law and serving as a mediator in Central Florida for 25 years and has been a Certified Christian Conciliator™ since 2007. Previously an officer in the U.S. Air Force, prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office, and partner in a general practice law firm, he has owned his own law and mediation practice in DeBary, Florida, since 2003.
Gary and his lovely wife Lauren have four adult children. He also serves as an advisor to the peacemaking team at his church, Northland: A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Florida.
Areas of Focus:
- Alternative dispute resolution through Christian Peacemaking Resources and Crossroads Resolution Group
- Elder Law – Wills, Trusts, Probate and Guardianship
- Mediator certified by the Florida Supreme Court in civil and family law
- Certified Christian Conciliator™ through Peacemaker Ministries
Roger L. Duerksen
Pastor, Business Owner, and Certified Christian Conciliator™
Roger serves as an organizational conflict resolution specialist, mentor, and spiritual life coach to leaders and to individuals in all stages of their spiritual journey. He has nearly 40 years of experience serving leaders in business, churches, and nonprofit organizations. His 25 years as a Christian CEO and business owner, along with his years as a church elder and later a vocational pastor, have given him insights into dealing with personal and corporate conflict management and reconciliation.
For nearly all of his adult life, Roger has been growing in understanding and integrating his Christian values into the core processes of personal, business, and organizational decision-making and leadership. Integrating the truth of Scripture into personal and professional life approaches is at the heart of Roger’s influence in the lives of those he is privileged to serve.
He is a servant whose life is dedicated to assisting others to know and practice Christ-infused and Christ-dependent living, and to redefine conflict as an opportunity to know God more deeply and to glorify Him more fully.
Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator, and Instructor
Richard (Rick) has a background in transactional business law. Currently, he works for the Christian Missionary Alliance USA, an association of churches throughout the US. He serves as their Director of Reconciliation, overseeing training and providing conciliation (mediation) services and training to churches within the Association. He has helped churches address unresolved conflict and reach resolutions for more than 10 years as the volunteer leader of Salem Alliance Church’s conciliation ministry in Oregon. He has also served Peacemaker Ministries and CRG.
Certified Christian Conciliator™
Certified Relational Conciliator™
Relational Wisdom Certified Instructor™
Certified Biblical Counselor™
Scott has been in vocational ministries since the mid-1980s. He has been a certified Biblical Counselor since the 1990s and has offered Intentional Discipleship training, consultation and conciliation services for churches since the early 2000s. Scott is a certified Christian Conciliator and a certified Relational Wisdom Instructor. He is excited to use Biblical principles to help others experience emotional strength and peace. Exhortation is his main spiritual gift, mixing in teaching and helps. Scott’s passion is to equip churches to develop a culture that promotes healthy discipleship. He is particularly burdened for churches that are in pastoral transition.
Certified Christian Conciliator™
Certified Relational Conciliator™
Alan has over 30 years of senior management experience in large and small businesses, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. He has led several organizations through difficult periods of transition and conflict. This resulted in a desire to pursue training and certification as a Christian Conciliator. His passion is to help individuals, couples and families walk through difficult conflicts in a way that honors God and leads to relationships being reconciled.
John is a candidate for certification and is working under the mentorship of CRG conciliators as he completes his training and course work, while also continuing to acquire experience. John has a significant background in the public sector working with teams and helping mediate disagreements and issues requiring agreement of the parties. He is currently working full time with the Conservation Baptist Northwest (CBNW) as Director of Church Development, serving nearly 250 churches in the area of church crisis intervention and assisting churches work through the challenges of developing and living out a culture of peace.