The Twelve Keys Leaders' Guide: An Approach for Grassroots, Key Leaders, and Pastors Together

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Since it was published in 1983, the first edition of the original Twelve Keys to an Effective Church has benefited thousands of congregations around the world.

The thoroughly revised and updated Twelve Keys Leaders' Guide, designed to accompany Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, offers leaders an indispensable, step-by-step resource for creating and implementing their long-range plans. It clearly shows how to examine a church's strengths and move the congregation toward action,...

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Overview

Since it was published in 1983, the first edition of the original Twelve Keys to an Effective Church has benefited thousands of congregations around the world.

The thoroughly revised and updated Twelve Keys Leaders' Guide, designed to accompany Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, offers leaders an indispensable, step-by-step resource for creating and implementing their long-range plans. It clearly shows how to examine a church's strengths and move the congregation toward action, accomplishment, and achievement. This valuable guide thoroughly explains the basic principles of the planning process and gives helpful insights into the dynamics of memory, change, conflict, and hope in congregations. You will discover possibilities to build the momentum, deepen the resources, and advance the strengths of your congregation.

This important resource can also be used to help build an effective, successful business, develop a strong, healthy non-profit grouping, advance an effective, healthy college or university, and create a strong, healthy family.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470559284
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/19/2010
  • Edition description: Leaders Gu
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,250,490
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Kennon L. Callahan, B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D. — researcher, professor, and pastor — is one of today's most sought-after church consultants and speakers. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the widely acclaimed Mission Growth Movement.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Introduction, Part I: Planning and Hope
Introduction, Part II: Mission and Success
1 Specific, Concrete Missional Objectives 1
2 Pastoral and Lay Visitation 11
3 Corporate, Dynamic Worship 24
4 Significant Relational Groups 35
5 Strong Leadership Resources 41
6 Streamlined Structure and Solid, Participatory Decision Making 55
7 Several Competent Programs and Activities 64
8 Open Accessibility 72
9 High Visibility 78
10 Adequate Parking, Land, and Landscaping 86
11 Adequate Space and Facilities 95
12 Solid Financial Resources 106
Conclusion: Principles and Priorities in Strategic Long-Range Planning 117
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