The Path of a Peacemaker
Your Biblical Guide to Healthy Relationships, Conflict Resolution, and a Life of Peace
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Conflict is inevitable. Peace is essential.
The Path of a Peacemaker offers a simple, proven path to a lifestyle of peace. It guides you through an examination of your own personal story, identifying the origins of your hopes and fears. Then it invites you to understand and embrace God's approach to conflict, take responsibility for your own part in conflict, and connect with others in a spirit of humility as you learn to listen first, ask for forgiveness, and move forward, even if the conflict remains unresolved.
When conflict turns into peace, frustration becomes clarity, turmoil becomes unity, and God is glorified.
"In this wise and down-to-earth book, Brian Noble lays out a Christ-centered framework for effectively working through conflict and, ultimately, experiencing true peace with those around us."--Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
"I'm deeply grateful for Brian's love for the gospel and his commitment to promoting biblical peacemaking in the body of Christ! I pray God uses this book to guide many people to step onto the path of peace."--Ken Sande, author of The Peacemaker and founder of Relational Wisdom 360
"Brian is a clear and compelling communicator about how the gospel of Jesus Christ sets us free to face conflicts and tensions in our lives. Practical, insightful, and inspiring!"--Judy Dabler, president of Creative Conciliation
P. Brian Noble is the executive director of Peacemaker Ministries. He teaches Path of a Peacemaker seminars all over the country and is always busy developing new resources for churches, marriages, and workplaces. Noble also serves as executive pastor of the Valley Assembly of God Church in Spokane, Washington.
"When we run into the inevitable 'bumps and bruises' in our relationships, what do we do? Do we assert our rights and try to convince others why and how we've been wronged--or do we turn to God's Word for guidance? In this wise and down-to-earth book, Brian Noble lays out a Christ-centered framework for effectively working through conflict and, ultimately, experiencing true peace with those around us."
Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
"I'm deeply grateful for Brian's love for the gospel and his commitment to promoting biblical peacemaking in the body of Christ! I pray God uses this book to guide many people to step onto the path of peace."
Ken Sande, author of The Peacemaker and founder of Relational Wisdom 360
"Winsome as always! Brian is a clear and compelling communicator about how the gospel of Jesus Christ sets us free to face conflicts and tensions in our lives. His practical, insightful, and inspiring book is a great addition to peacemaking and is a must-read for all of us!"
Judy Dabler, president of Creative Conciliation
"Brian Noble offers a clear pathway for Christians to turn everyday conflict into opportunities for peace. He writes with vulnerability and humility as one who has engaged and embodied reconciliation and has more than just mastered the facts. Readers will be challenged to examine and interpret their personal story through God's grace and practical principles of peacemaking."
Jim Van Yperen, founder and president of Metanoia Ministries and author of Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict
"I've known Brian as a peacemaking colleague for years, but I didn't really know him until reading this book. He demonstrates both humility and transparency, with his personal accounts making this book very relatable. To say Brian is passionate about peacemaking can't be overstated, and his passion rings through in these pages. You will find in this book a useful approach to pointing people to true peace. To quote Brian, 'Peace is possible if, at first, you connect with the Peacemaker himself.'"
Dwight Schettler, president of Ambassadors of Reconciliation
"As long as I have known Brian, he has embodied peacemaking. This book beautifully captures years of his personal and professional reconciliation experience. In a compelling and accessible format, filled with poignant stories and practical advice, Brian skillfully walks anyone experiencing relational tension on a journey back toward connection. The Path of the Peacemaker provides a biblical framework for how lasting peace is established as we examine our own stories in light of the gospel."
Daniel Teater, LPC, MDiv, MAC, CCC, president of Live at Peace Ministries
"The Path of a Peacemaker describes Brian Noble's unique approach for resolving conflict. Brian not only imparts ideas with illustrations but also tells his own story, weaving it throughout. In sharing his own weaknesses, Brian exemplifies walking The Path of a Peacemaker. Readers are encouraged to walk the path to Jesus and with him in their conflicts, relying on his justice and mercy. Many will be blessed by this book."
Ted Kober, senior ambassador for Ambassadors of Reconciliation
"This book is worth its weight in gold! Brian Noble shares a compassionate journey that can help anyone transform tough problems into positive solutions for genuine, healthy relationships. Each chapter in The Path of the Peacemaker is filled with solid, practical navigation for conflict resolution, as if Jesus were standing in our midst. Brian Noble lays out three bold steps to 'ascend, reflect, and connect' using our life stories and a renewed perspective about God. The Path of the Peacemaker should be on everyone's required reading list to better understand how our perspective about God affects the peace we have in everyday relationships."
Judy Steidl, COO of ICC Peace
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