Promise of Partnership:A Model for Collaborative Ministry / Edition 1

Promise of Partnership:A Model for Collaborative Ministry / Edition 1

by James D. Whitehead
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0595088953

ISBN-13: 2900595088958

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated

An inspiring analysis of the process of partnership in ministry--winner of the 1992 Catholic Press Association Book Award--a model for collaboration between laity and clergy.

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An inspiring analysis of the process of partnership in ministry--winner of the 1992 Catholic Press Association Book Award--a model for collaboration between laity and clergy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900595088958
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Part 1The Vision of Partnership1
1.Christian Leaders: From Parents to Partners3
2.Worlds of Scarcity, Promise of Abundance15
3.Healing the Wounds of Authority27
4.Shadows on the Journey: Absence, Conflict, Failure37
Part 2Ministry in a World of Partners49
5.Ways to Collaborate: Staff, Team, Community51
6.How Leaders Gain Legitimacy63
7.The Authentic Religious Leader74
8.Embracing Conflict87
Part 3Transformations in Leadership101
9.Exploring the Leader's Task103
10.Leaders and Power115
11.The Symbolic Role of the Leader128
12.Prophetic Leadership Today140
Part 4The Rigors of Partnership153
13.Acknowledging Our Needs155
14.Learning to Share Power166
15.Managing Conflict178
16.Obeying as Partners193
Conclusion: The Play of Partnership207
Bibliography212
Index220

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