Transforming Church: Bringing Out the Good to Get to Great

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Drawn from extensive research, Transforming Church shares how all churches can experience genuine change and growth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434767042
  • Publisher: Cook, David C
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 257,995
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Ford is the chief visionary officer and managing partner of TAG Consulting, a business and organizational consulting firm. Through TAG Consulting, he has facilitated the development of over 400 strategic action plans that have transformed organizations throughout North America. Kevin, his wife Caroline, and their two daughters reside in northern Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 13

Foreword Billy Graham 15

Getting Started 17

1 The Journey of Change 23

The Journey of Change Speed Bump 45

2 Consumerism/Community, Part 1: Individualism on Steroids 49

3 Consumerism/Community, Part 2: Creating Community 65

Consumerism/Community Speed Bump 84

4 Incongruence/Code, Part 1: Out of Sync 87

5 Incongruence/Code, Part 2: Cracking the Code 105

Incongruence/Code Speed Bump 124

6 Autocracy/Shared Leadership, Part 1: Leadership (the Noun) 127

7 Autocracy/Shared Leadership, Part 2: Leadership (the Verb) 141

Autocracy/Shared Leadership Speed Bump 160

8 Cloister/Missional, Part 1: The Cloister 163

9 Cloister/Missional, Part 2: The Exponential Power of One 179

Cloister/Missional Speed Bump 198

10 Inertia/Reinvention, Part 1: Dead Ends 201

11 Inertia/Reinvention, Part 2: Transforming Church 219

Inertia/Reinvention Speed Bump 233

12 Transforming People 235

13 Partnering Together 251

Afterword Don Cousins 257

Research Methodology for the Transforming Church Index 259

Notes 277

About the Author 281

About TAG Consulting 283

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