Church Administration: Creating Efficiency for Effective Ministry

Church Administration: Creating Efficiency for Effective Ministry

by Robert H. Welch
     
 

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For churches and religious nonprofit operations, the business of business is not business - it is ministry. Still, such institutions have to make plans. Because skilled organization is needed to accomplish specific tasks, a leader must train and motivate workers in progress and effectiveness. This second edition of Church Administration helps pastors and church…  See more details below

Overview

For churches and religious nonprofit operations, the business of business is not business - it is ministry. Still, such institutions have to make plans. Because skilled organization is needed to accomplish specific tasks, a leader must train and motivate workers in progress and effectiveness. This second edition of Church Administration helps pastors and church staff become effective and efficient leaders, managers, and administrators. Among the topics discussed are: Adminstration Documents, Organizing the Church, Administering Personnel Resources, Financial Resources, Physical Resources, and Administering Risk Management. 

Writing for students as well as those already in this line of work, author Robert H. Welch promises, "If you understand the tenants of general administration and the techniques of ministerial leadership your job will be made significantly easier."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433676284
Publisher:
B&H Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
962,403
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

Robert H. Welch (Ph.D., M.A.R.E.) is Retired Professor of Administration and Hugh Seborn Simpson Chair of Administration in Religious Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
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, MS from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He in the Fort Worth, Texas area.

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