Church Administration: Creating Efficiency for Effective Ministry / Edition 2

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Overview

For churches and religious nonprofits, the business of business is not business - it is ministry. However, these organizations still have to plan. Because organization is needed to accomplish specific tasks, leadership must train and motivate workers for progress and effectiveness. Church Administration will assist pastors and church administrators in becoming effective and efficient leaders, managers, and administrators.

Twelve chapters deal with the following vital areas:

  • An Introduction to Administration
  • Basics for Administration
  • Documents for Administration
  • Organizing the Church
  • Administering Personnel Resources
  • Administering Financial Resources
  • Administering Physical Resources
  • Administering the Office
  • Administering Risk Management
  • Administering Planning Activities
  • Administering Program Ministries
  • Administering Support Activities
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433673771
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 240,056
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author



Robert H. Welch is dean of the School of Educational Ministries, associate dean for Ph.D. in Educational Ministries, and professor of administration at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received a B.S. from East Tennessee State University, from the Naval and a Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He in the Fort Worth, area.
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Table of Contents

Preface vi

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Administration 1

Chapter 2 Basics for Administration 21

Chapter 3 Documents for Administration 48

Chapter 4 Organizing the Church 66

Chapter 5 Administering Personnel Resources 105

Chapter 6 Administering Financial Resources 155

Chapter 7 Administering the Physical Resources 186

Chapter 8 Administering the Office 242

Chapter 9 Administering Risk Management 272

Chapter 10 Administering Planning Activities 297

Chapter 11 Administering Program Ministries 323

Chapter 12 Administering Support Activities 348

Notes 389

Index 395

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