In it for the long haul : building effective long-term pastorates / Glenn E. Ludwig.
By: Ludwig, Glenn E.
Contributor(s): Schneider, Theodore F.Material type: TextSeries: Alban Institute publication ; AL258. Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.] : The Alban Institute, 2002Description: xiv, 118 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 1566992699 (pbk.).Subject(s): Pastoral theology | Church management
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-118).
Foreword / by Theodore F. Schneider -- Acknowledgements -- confessions, absolution, grace: where it all should begin -- Myths and legends: what we've all heard, and maybe believe -- Honeymoon vs. Trial: surviving the first years -- Paying your dues: building the trust fund of trust -- Building billars as foundations: research on long-term pastorates -- Beyond the walls: developing support systems -- Where two or three gather: supervising and nurturing church staffs and volunteers -- Within the walls: creating a congregational climate for the long haul -- Benediction and sending: blessing for the journey -- Appendix: lifting the lid: discovering more questions along the way -- Appendix: Wisdom borne of experience: hearing from the survivors -- Notes -- Resources: help for the long haul.