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During the 1950s, a psychiatrist named Murray Bowen created a new intervention for those with family members suffering from schizophrenia. Two decades later, Rabbi Edwin Friedman used Bowen’s...

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Center for Congregations President Tim Shapiro spoke with Tod Bolsinger of Fuller Theological Seminary and author of <a...

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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...

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What is most needed during times of congregational conflict is a way to disentangle from the fray and stand on the balcony for a better look at things. That’s what Peter Steinke provides in this...

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Lead congregational consultant, Susan Nienaber, has unique expertise because of her combined education and experience as a marriage and family therapist (LFMT) and her theological training...

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Peter Steinke is a widely recognized teacher and consultant in congregational systems, drawing on the work of the late family-systems expert Edwin Freidman. Steinke has authored several books on...

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Mental Health Grace Alliance (MHGA) is dedicated to being "the primary peer-provider movement delivering mental health recovery and support by influencing cultural perception, creating free and...

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Beginning with a discussion of the growth of the prison population in the United States, this article addresses the reasons for congregations to become involved with outreach to prisoners, from a...

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Children’s ministry is not for the fainthearted. Nor is it for the Lone Wolf. Learn from two ministry veterans how to build a children’s ministry that lasts - while lasting in children’s ministry....

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Israel Galindo, congregational consultant and dean of Baptist Theological Seminary, Richmond, is a leader in applying Bowen Systems theory to congregational life. He takes leaders below the...

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How does the Church encourage and maintain spiritual, emotional, physical and social well-being in a world of stress, violence, confusing value systems and social turmoil? The quarterly Church...

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Rev. Peter Wherry has preached many funeral sermons and led many funeral services. Here he shares his knowledge and experience so that clergy can bring “perspective to pain” by being “pastoral,...

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