Whitney Rice

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Ending Well
This article outlines concrete, practical steps to follow for a church that has decided to...
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Church Collaboration
Church Collaboration is a website built by coaching and consulting firm ChurchFuture of...
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A Resource for the Closing of Congregations
This resource provides a theological and practical guide to closing a congregation.
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Ending with Hope: A Resource for Closing Congregations
This resource draws insight from 15 different clergy and lay leaders to cover every major...
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Finishing With Grace: A Guide to Selling, Merging, or Closing Your Church
This practical guide will help clergy and lay leaders through the oftentimes stressful process...
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Empty Houses: A Pastoral Approach to Congregational Closures
Written for clergy and lay leaders who are considering closing their doors, this resource...
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Church Mergers - 10 Things to Consider
This article advises churches considering a merger to explore ten key issues that will impact...
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Principles for Leaders to Keep in Mind in Merging Congregations
This article lists the eight principles of a successful church merger.
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Church Merger Outline
This web resource, by Pastoral Care, Inc., an ecumenical organization dedicated to providing...
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Replant: How a Dying Church Can Grow Again
This book tells the story of how a church was able to merge with a thriving congregation to...
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On Living in a Dying Church
This article draws from the author's own experience, finding parallels between hospice...
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Toward the Better Country: Church Closure and Resurrection
This book draws from interviews with clergy and lay leaders from over 40 different churches to...
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The Order of Service for the Closing of a Church
This download contains a Roman Catholic liturgy template for the closing of a church.
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We Look for the Resurrection of the Dead
This article looks at the story of one church's closure and describes how signs of death and...
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Creating a Hospice Ministry for Churches
This web resource can help church leaders design a death process for a church that is both...
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Liturgy for the Closing of a Church
This downloadable liturgy from the United Church of Canada is designed to be the final...
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A Liturgy for the Closing of a Church
This resource contains a church closing liturgy that fits around the structure of a Sunday...
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Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
This book explains the basics of the Multiple Intelligences theory, and more importantly, how...
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Emotional Intelligence and the Church
This book presents Emotional Intelligence as a tool for church growth and development,...
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Learning the Biblical ABCs of Emotional Intelligence
This article combines theology and practical psychology to explore emotional skills, emotions...
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Gifts of the Spirit: Multiple Intelligences in Religious Education
This versatile guide applies the Multiple Intelligence theory to religious education,...
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Our Different Gifts: A Catechist's Guide to Using Multiple Intelligences in Faith Formation
This resource offers a guideline on how to apply the theory of Multiple Intelligences to the...
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Integral Spiritual Intelligence: 21 Skills in 4 Quadrants
This article defines Spiritual Intelligence and classifies the skills and behaviors of...
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Spiritual Intelligence: The Ultimate Intelligence
Written from an interfaith perspective, this resource brings together four streams of...
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"The Emotional Intelligence" Lecture Series
A four-part audio lecture series by the Reverend Will Van Der Hart, accompanied by PDF slides...
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Developing Cultural Intelligence for Leadership
Julia Middleton, Chief Executive of Common Purpose Charitable Trust and author of CQ: the...
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Exploring Cultural Intelligence
This free webinar, provided by the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), offers...
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Cultural Intelligence for Ministry
This web resource offers a Faith-Based Assessment for congregations to examine their cultural...
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How to Use Emotional Intelligence When Leading Volunteers
Christian nonprofit leadership expert, Christopher L. Scott, synthesizes multiple authorities...
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Jewish Education - Teaching Emotional Intelligence
This website, by the Founder and President of Orthodox Jewish social justice organization Uri...
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