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This book offers a theological alternative to leadership books written from a secular perspective. Christine Pohl is Professor of Church in Society at Asbury Theological Seminary, as well as the...

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Often, you know what to do as a leader. Yet, when you start down the helpful path you hit a roadblock. Or, you change direction. Or, you understandably get off course because of apprehension...

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Leadership Education at Duke Divinity aims to create change in congregations by supporting Christian leaders and the institutions they serve. They design educational services, introduce knowledge...

Thumb positive deviance initiative

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“The ‘positive deviance’ (PD) approach is a problem solving, asset-based approach grounded in the fact that communities have assets or resources they haven’t tapped.” In the PD process, these...

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As religious affiliation decreases, congregations worry what to do in the face of decline. Susan Beaumont, leadership expert and former Alban consultant, explains four factors that keep...

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With just a bit of translating-for example, replace the word organization with congregation, and customers with members-this book, from the originators of Appreciative Inquiry, offers congregations...

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“Christian-storied leaders.” That’s the way Nazarene preacher and professor, Jay Martinson, characterizes his target audience. And for good reason: He is convinced that story is a fundamental force...

Thumb twelve keys

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Now in its second edition, this book offers practical guidelines and tools to help congregations claim and expand upon their strengths and become stronger and healthier. Kennon Callahan is a...

Thumb moments of impact

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Conversations abound in congregations. Over coffee, at evening meetings, via email; in some ways the sermon itself is a conversation. Too often, conversations amount to so much talk and too little...

Thumb generation to generation

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By now, almost every seminary graduate has been introduced to Bowen Family Theory and Rabbi Edwin Friedman’s effective (and often winsome, even witty) adaptation of it to congregational life. The...

Thumb leadership can be taught

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Continuing Education is not available to all. Sometimes funds aren’t available; sometimes there just isn’t time. Distance learning and webinars can be helpful, yet such formats for learning aren’t...

Thumb the practice of adaptive leadership

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Many leadership books deal almost solely with theory. Such books can be interesting but not practical. This book is highly practical. The authors have taken the leadership dynamics originally...

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