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Alliance Peace making

International Work

As Alliance people, we believe that we are called to respond to conflict in a way that is remarkably different from the world.

Why Alliance Peacemaking?

greetingsThe gospel of Jesus Christ gives us genuine hope in every difficult circumstance. Our role is to help you and your church grow in your understanding of God’s peace and to respond to conflict with grace and obedience. We want to help you foster a culture that reflects unity in Christ.

The Bible is filled with principles that are applicable to every kind of conflict. These truths provide a powerful and effective way for your church to bring a Christ-centered response to any type of dispute, including those among leaders, family members, businesses, and congregational members.

What part do I play?

People respond to a gospel that speaks to their deepest areas of conflict, and The Alliance can help equip you to be a practical messenger of God’s grace and peace. Every Christian is called and empowered by God to be a peacemaker.

Alliance Peacemaking provides training in personal peacemaking for your church through an engaging four- to six-hour interactive seminar (email us us for more information).

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Alliance National Training

Through one-on-one coaching and mediation, The Alliance can help equip you to be a practical messenger of God’s grace and peace. Join us for a special training event for Alliance leaders where the skills and knowledge you gain will transform your ability to minister to those you serve each day.


January 14 Level 1 REC First Alliance Church Billings, MT
January 17 Level 1 REC Missoula Alliance Church Missoula, MT
January 19 Level 1 REC New Life Christian Alliance Church Whittier, CA
January 25–26 Level 1 REC Salem Alliance Church Salem, OR
March 8–9 Level 1 REC Montagnard Association Greensboro, NC

Registration Fees

Resolving Everyday Conflict (*REC) Contact local host church/district for pricing and details.
Conflict Coaching (*CC) $275 ($250 early bird)
Mediation $350 ($325 early bird)
Conflict Coaching & Mediation $525 ($500 early bird)

Looking for help?

We provide trained, experienced, and gifted people from across the C&MA community to bring personal, Christ-centered help (coaching, mediation, and crises intervention) in any level of conflict.

Feel free to call us at (719) 265-2018 or send us an e-mail using the following button.

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About Rick Stein
Alliance Peacemaking Specialist

Rick photoRick Stein comes into the ministry as an experienced private attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and instructor, who has helped individuals and organizations resolve conflicts using both his legal experience and his Christian faith-based approach. His legal background as an attorney for 39 years, together with his mediation and arbitration experience, equips him to assist The Alliance family in challenging situations. He has served on church governing boards and as an elder, and is familiar with the specialized considerations in matters affecting churches. He has been a Christian Mediator/Coach since 1995 and Coordinator of the Peacemaker Ministry at Salem Alliance Church since 2001.

Rick graduated from Willamette University with a B.A. in 1972 and Willamette University, College of Law, with a J.D. in 1975. He is married to Clover, and they have four grown children—Cristy, Matt, Jenny, and Amy.

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Alliance Peacemaking materials, travel, and other direct expenses are supported by donations from the Alliance family who believe in the ministry of biblical peacemaking. Will you join us? Donations in any amount are greatly appreciated!

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