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From the Publisher"Leading a church to change from being tradition- or program-driven to being purpose-driven is a task filled with all kinds of potentially explosive and divisive issues. This is a book you ought to read before you change anything."
—Rick Warren, author, The Purpose-Driven Church
"This is a landmark book for churches and change. Effecting change is never easy in congregations. Leading Congregational Change is a practical guide for congregational leaders that includes spiritual wisdom and its application from the best thinkers of our day."
—Bob Buford, founding chairman, Leadership Network
"This book spotlights the universal principles for navigating the rapids of change between chaplaincy and mission. Identifying the simplicity-within the complexity-of this challenging leadership role, pastors and leaders learn how to go from hopeful to possible."
—Herb Miller, editor, The Parish Paper
"A creative and helpful guide for assisting congregations through the necessary process of change by weaving together firm biblical foundations, the best of what's available from the social sciences, and insightful examples from the years of experience the authors have had in working with churches."
—Craig Van Gelder, professor of congregational mission, Luther Seminary, ELCA
"Leaders will appreciate the insight of these three writers." (The Clergy Journal, 1/02)