Effective Church Leadership: Building on the Twelve Keys / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Kennon Callahan shares a new understanding of leadership, and helps missionary pastors grow their leadership by cultivating new understandings and practices in seven key areas. Callahan guides pastors and key leaders in building on their creativity and imagination in order to revitalize their local churches and advance their missions.
About the Author
KENNON L. CALLAHAN, researcher, professor, and pastor-is one of today's most sought-after church consultants. He has worked with thousands of congregations around the world and has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking study Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the Mission Growth Movement, a widely acclaimed program for church renewal. Callahan has earned the B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., and Ph.D. degrees. His doctorate is in Systematic Theology. He has served both rural and urban congregations in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia and taught for many years at Emory University. Ken and his wife of over forty years, Julie, have two children, Ken and Mike, and three grandchildren, Blake, Mason, and Brice. They enjoy the outdoors, hiking, horseback riding, and camping.
Table of Contents
THE DAY OF MISSION.The Missionary Pastor.The Mission Field.The Mission Outpost.THE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP.Life and Leadership.Life Is a Search.Leadership, Discovery, Fulfillment.FOUNDATIONAL SEARCHES, EMERGING TRENDS, AND CONSEQUENCES.The Search for Individuality.The Search for Community.The Search for Meaning.The Search for Hope.THE HEART OF THE MATTER.Leadership Values.The Leadership Environment.A Constructive Perspective.The Evaluation Process.Leadership Structures.Missional Structures.Church Development.CONCLUSION.The Way Forward.