Facing Feelings in Faith Communities

by William M. Kondrath. Rowman & Littlefield, 2013.

This resource notes the importance of congregations being emotionally competent and provides insight into six basic feelings so that congregations can build more authentic relationships.


insight into the six basic feelings, examples of how to deal with emotions in congregations, managing emotions, building authentic relationships

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Raise emotional literacy within your congregation to tackle difficult subjects, contemplate a challenging Bible passage, or reflect on periods of change.
  • Build deeper and more authentic relationships by increasing awareness of one's own feelings and the feelings of others.

About the Contributor
Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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