Promise and peril : understanding and managing change and conflict in congregations / David Brubaker. - Herndon, Va. : Alban Institute, c2009. - xvi, 169 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
More than a family system -- Overview of the study -- Structure and power -- Worship : the primary expression of a congregation's culture -- Leadership in congregations -- Change and conflict -- Where do we go from here? -- Telephone survey -- Correlations between conflict and key independent variables -- Logistic regression, full model -- Guidelines to consider in forming a reference group in congregational change or conflict transformation processes.
9781566993821 (pbk.) 1566993822 (pbk.)
Conflict management--Religious aspects--Christianity.
BV652.9 / .B75 2009