Overview of the Program

Disputes within churches, can often give rise to legal claims. In litigation, courts will decline to resolve matters of religious doctrine, but try to apply “neutral principles of law’ to resolve disputes. But many Christians believe that such disputes should not or cannot be resolved in courts, often quoting the verses at I Corinthians 6: 1 — 9 not to even file such an action. The mandate of that Scripture is that such matters should be resolved within the Church.

This highly interactive two (2) Days workshop explores the ways that Christian mediators facilitate negotiations to create value and resolve disputes. Designed to improve understanding and internalizing Christian Mediation skills, the curriculum integrates all topics on Church mediation practice.

Who Should Attend

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be prepared to become more effective Christian/Church mediators, equipped with both theoretical and practical knowledge in Church/ faith-based mediation

Eligibility Requirements: This workshop will be open to participants from all disciplines and professional fields.

Program Content

Emphasizing both theoretical and practical insights, this workshop will engage participants in a series of Role-plays set in faith-based contexts.

Learning Objectives

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills:

  • Guidelines for Christian mediation and Christian mediation rules.

  • Theological foundations for resolving church conflict.
  • The peacemakers pledge – a commitment to biblical conflict resolution.
  • Church mediation clauses for contracts and wills

Course Prerequisites

The course is designed for professionals from all fields and those willing to engage in shared learning.

Format

To bring the lessons to life, participants will engage in several role-play simulations that mirror real-life disputes. The program also includes lectures; debrief sessions, and interactive discussions, as well as opportunities to watch the latest mediation practice videos in the industry.

Course Materials

A Christian Mediation Practice Manual plus e-material will be provided to participants

Tuition Fee

Ksh. 30,000/=

Bank Details: Mediation Training Institute East Africa. Absa Bank Harambee Avenue account no: 2027798090

Location

Check Calendar/TBC

For Clarification

Please do not hesitate to contact Hesbon on Tel: 0714390371, Emma on 0725538320 or Mr. Mangerere on  0707124831/020 2227886

Postal address P.O Box 42199-00100 Nairobi.

Physical address: Kimson Plaza Eastern Bypass Utawala, Next to Benedicta Academy

For more details on the program download the program document below

Program Document

Benefits of Training with MTI East Africa

MTI E.A has earned a reputation of excellence in the field of Mediation Training and is widely acknowledged as one of the leading providers of Professional Mediation training in the African continent.

Aligning yourself to the right organization is vital and MT I East Africa has developed a reputation for Professionalism, Integrity, Diversity and Quality

Quality Assurance

We conducts ongoing reviews of content, processes, and we are widely acknowledged as one of the leading providers of Professional Mediation training in the African continent.

Proven Results

For the last 15 years, our program have continuously evolved in association with distinguished experts to ensure that it reflects the latest thinking and practice of Professional Mediation.

Industry Standards

We provide one of the most comprehensive training programs in the industry. The program meets and exceeds the required global standards in Professional Mediation Training.

Experienced Trainers

Our trainers and assessors are practicing mediators who have undergone Extensive train the trainer (TOT) training and have experience in mediation practice.

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