Applying Positive Deviance

by Tim Shapiro. Center for Congregations. Accessed July 2, 2019.
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This article tells the story of seven congregations in Indiana that used positive deviance to improve their relationships with strangers and neighbors with social service needs.

Offerings: how to apply positive deviance in a congregational setting

Best For: clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition

Cost: free

Suggested Uses:

  • Improve your relationship with strangers and members of the community by applying the principles of positive deviance.
  • Discuss ways and situations to apply positive devience to help your congregation solve challenging problems.

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