Healthy Congregations: A Systems Approach

Healthy Congregations: A Systems Approach

by Peter L. Steinke
     
 

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In this sequel to How Your Church Family Works, Peter Steinke takes readers into a deeper exploration of the congregation as an emotional system. He outlines the factors that put congregations at risk for anxiety and conflict. Learn ten principles of health, how congregations can adopt new ways of dealing with stress and anxiety, as well as how spiritually and…  See more details below

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In this sequel to How Your Church Family Works, Peter Steinke takes readers into a deeper exploration of the congregation as an emotional system. He outlines the factors that put congregations at risk for anxiety and conflict. Learn ten principles of health, how congregations can adopt new ways of dealing with stress and anxiety, as well as how spiritually and emotionally healthy leaders influence the emotional system. Featuring a new preface and a fresh redesign, this book is a classic work by one of the most respected names in congregational consulting.

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Words on the Word
I’ll be mulling over these systems thinking concepts for years to come. . . .[Healthy Congregations is] worth reading a.s.a.p.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566995429
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/20/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
125
Sales rank:
584,264
File size:
393 KB

Meet the Author

Peter L. Steinke is an internationally respected congregational systems consultant who has also served as a parish pastor, an educator, and a therapist for clergy. He is the author of the best-selling books How Your Church Fmaily Works and Healthy Congregations.

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