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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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This book covers the basics of Family Systems Theory, identifying where congregations get stuck and how to reframe challenges and move forward.

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This resource explores aspects of Bowen Family Theory using stories from the author's family and his experiences as a rabbi, ulitmately presenting the theory as tool to sustain a healthy life...

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This book equips leaders with the tools to see congregational conflict through a new perspective, a way to see the issue with a bird's eye view and respond to challenges with grace.

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This book takes leaders below the surface to unpack the corporate nature of church relationships and the invisible dynamics at play. Using the Bowen Systems theory to examine the workings of the...

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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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This organization offers hands-on training clinics and onsite consulting for nonviolent conflict resolution and transformation.

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Based on interviews of numerous families, this resource provides readers with ideas for engaging in familiy ministry.

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This resource outlines a five-step method any family can use to create "a home where every person feels loved, valued, and heard."

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This resource uses biblical and contemporary frameworks to help congregations minister to families.

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This resource combines research-based findings with practical tools to examine what makes for effective faith transmission and why, proposing that congregations put families at the center.

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