All Rise: Church Administration

by Dr. William E. Flippin Sr., Dr. James D. McWhorter . CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.


This how-to book gives insight to effectively manage and run a ministry in a Black church.


African American church administration, church policies, African American staff support suggestions, executive pastor considerations, business structure implementation

Recommended Audience

pastor or office manager, especially in a Black Baptist churc


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Add structure to your office processes by using the general forms for church procedures, policies, and business practices.
  • Strengthen your governance and staff management by reading about good practices.

About the Contributor

Terrance Bridges

Terrance Bridges is the director of the Center’s Northwest office in Crown Point and serves congregations in the Northwest portion of the state.  He is licensed with subsequent ordination from Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith. An ordained elder, Terrance combines his parish ministry with adjunct professor work for Grace College, New Horizons Christian University, and guest lecturing at colleges and universities. His consulting practice includes work in the areas of program development, evaluation, congregational strategic planning and intergenerational ministry.

Terrance has a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University in Upland, a master’s from Ball State University, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies and Doctoral Studies from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is working on his culminating doctoral project in education at Northcentral University in Prescott, Arizona. He has served in ministry at Eastern Star Church, Indianapolis, and Union Baptist Church in Muncie. He continues his ministry service at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church, Indianapolis, through the ministerial alliance, leadership council, preaching and teaching ministries.

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