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The church transition workbook : getting your church in gear / Bill Kemp.

By: Kemp, Bill.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville, TN : Discipleship Resources, c2004Description: 144 p. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0881774227.Subject(s): Church renewal -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Church controversies | Church management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Church growth -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Laity | Conflict management -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Contents:
Transition and trauma -- How the Bible talks about transition -- The process of transition -- Interim ministers and other consultants -- An example of a church in transition -- How long will we be here? -- Healing is incremental -- Leadership during transition -- Leadership interdependence (systems theory) -- Pastoral change -- What does it mean to be a church? -- More on purpose statements -- Remembering history as a healing act -- Dysfunctional communication -- Programs for doing history -- Denominational heritage -- Evaluating your history -- Generation to generation -- Bottlenecks and yardsticks -- Some assembly required -- Choosing a yardstick -- Proactive versus reactive -- Cutting our losses -- Taking action -- Shifting power -- Getting the money -- Major changes: closing, merging, yoking, or other -- Overdrive -- Appendix: Timelines for the transition process.
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Book Book *Schaff Library
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BV 600.3 .K4 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 30092100956870
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Includes bibliographical references.

Transition and trauma -- How the Bible talks about transition -- The process of transition -- Interim ministers and other consultants -- An example of a church in transition -- How long will we be here? -- Healing is incremental -- Leadership during transition -- Leadership interdependence (systems theory) -- Pastoral change -- What does it mean to be a church? -- More on purpose statements -- Remembering history as a healing act -- Dysfunctional communication -- Programs for doing history -- Denominational heritage -- Evaluating your history -- Generation to generation -- Bottlenecks and yardsticks -- Some assembly required -- Choosing a yardstick -- Proactive versus reactive -- Cutting our losses -- Taking action -- Shifting power -- Getting the money -- Major changes: closing, merging, yoking, or other -- Overdrive -- Appendix: Timelines for the transition process.

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