Managing polarities in congregations : eight keys for thriving faith communities / Roy M. Oswald and Barry Johnson.
By: Oswald, Roy M.
Contributor(s): Johnson, Barry Allan.Material type: TextPublisher: Herndon, VA : Alban Institute, c2010Description: ix, 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781566993906; 1566993903.Subject(s): Church
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Includes bibliographical references.
Why managing polarities is important to congregational health -- Tradition and innovation -- Spiritual health and institutional health -- Management and leadership -- Strong clergy leadership and strong lay leadership -- Inreach and outreach -- Nurture and transformation -- Making disciples : easy process and challenging process -- Call and duty -- Appendix A: Polarities in small groups -- Appendix B: Methods for working with polarities in groups -- Appendix C: Polarity principles -- Appendix D: References on the importance of polarities.