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Lipscomb's Randy Lowry makes a point. Beside him are Abilene Christian's Royce Money and Rochester College's Rubel Shelly. – (photo by Ted Parks)

Lipscomb president helps people find common ground

Lipscomb’s Randy Lowry makes a point during the Christian Scholars’ Conference in 2009. Beside him are Abilene Christian’s Royce Money and Rochester College’s Rubel Shelly. (Photo by Ted Parks)

The Tennessean in Nashville reports:

To L. Randolph Lowry, the concept of peace on earth is not all that daunting.
Find common ground through listening, communication and understanding, and the fears go away. And fear is the root of most conflicts.
“Peace is not the absence of conflict,” the Lipscomb University president said. “Peace is that ability to deal with conflict.”
He founded the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University and programs at the school that helped church leaders deal with conflict. When he arrived at Lipscomb in 2005, he created the Institute for Conflict Management.

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