Entering Wonderland: A Toolkit for Pastors New to a Church

Entering Wonderland: A Toolkit for Pastors New to a Church

by Robert A Harris


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566997171
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/08/2014
Pages: 234
Sales rank: 1,106,315
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert A. Harris has been coaching pastors and other leaders since 2004. Mostly working with solo pastors and pastors of multiple staff churches, he helps them assess their church systems, strengthen leadership teams, and clarify personal and church goals.

Table of Contents


Part I. Entering Wonderland: The First Six Months
Chapter 1. What Do You See? Take a Close Look
Chapter 2. How Can I Really Get to Know Them? You Can’t Guess
Chapter 3. How Solid Is the Foundation? Assessing the Trust Level
Chapter 4. Who’s Leading around Here? Assessing Individual Leaders
Chapter 5. Assessing the Leadership—The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Chapter 6. What Size Is Your Church? Size Matters

Part II. Your Next Six Months (More or Less)
Chapter 7. What Have You Learned About Yourself? Gremlins and Boundaries
Chapter 8. Where Are We Headed? Assessing the Congregation’s Mission and Vision
Chapter 9. How’s Business? Leadership and Management
Chapter 10. How Do I Deal with Difficult Behavior? Perspectives and Suggestions
Chapter 11. What’s Next? Reviewing Your First Year and Looking Forward

Appendix A. Tips Arranged by Chapter
Appendix B. Tools Arranged by Chapter
Appendix C. Coaching Assignments Arranged by Chapter
Appendix D. Information about Coaching
Appendix E. Word/Share/Prayer Bible Studies
Appendix F. Sample Covenant of Behavior
Appendix G. Sample Mission and Vision Statements

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