Leading Women: How Church Women Can Avoid Leadership Traps and Negotiate the Gender Maze

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This helpful volume shows women how to communicate and influence decisions in the male-dominated world of church leadership. Becker names gender traps, examines the unique perspective that women bring to leadership in the church, and explores communication strategies for both women and men. This book is part of a new series by Norman Shawchuck, developer of the Marketing/Leading/Managing trilogy. New paradigms for communication and leadership will be presented in order to ...

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Overview

This helpful volume shows women how to communicate and influence decisions in the male-dominated world of church leadership. Becker names gender traps, examines the unique perspective that women bring to leadership in the church, and explores communication strategies for both women and men. This book is part of a new series by Norman Shawchuck, developer of the Marketing/Leading/Managing trilogy. New paradigms for communication and leadership will be presented in order to further the advancement of vocation for women in ministry.

Key Features: • examines the unique perspective that women bring to leadership in the church • names the gender traps • explores communication strategies for women and men

Key Benefits: • helps pastors address issues concerning the rapidly growing number of women in positions of church leadership • show how to avoid traps that are set up to limit women in their ministries • shows women how to communicate and influence decisions in a male-dominated world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687459643
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,209,227
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol E. Becker is a writer and a communications consultant to churches. She published over 100 feature articles and essays in newspaper ans women's magazines with millions of readers. Previously she served as Executive Director of Communications for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction 11
Ch. 1 What Church Women and Men Say About Leadership 25
Ch. 2 Women Leading in the Church 36
Ch. 3 Leadership Paradigms and Women as Leaders 47
Ch. 4 The Church as an Environment for Women 60
Ch. 5 The Sexuality of Denominations 74
Ch. 6 The Incredible, Invisible Woman 97
Ch. 7 The Cinderella Syndrome 106
Ch. 8 Harassment and Other Hazards 116
Ch. 9 Traps for Men 127
Ch. 10 What Men Must Do 147
Ch. 11 The Mathematics of Power (And Other Equations for Women) 161
Ch. 12 Our Own Wisdom 175
Epilogue 186
Notes 187
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