Foundations of Church Administration: Professional Tools for Church Leadership

Foundations of Church Administration: Professional Tools for Church Leadership


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ISBN-13: 9780834125216
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Pages: 333
Sales rank: 1,231,050
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Foundations of Administration: The Book of Acts as Case Study Darius L. Salter 9

2 Organizational Leadership: What Church Leaders Need to Know About… Mark A. Smith 24

3 Strategic Planning: Planning to Meet the Mission of the Church Edward A. Thomas 39

4 Goals and Objectives: Strategizing for the Missional Church Stephen W. Dillman 53

5 Developing a Budget: Using the Budget as a Resource Tool D. Martin Butler 67

6 Organizational Behavior: Grasping the Behavior and Personality of a Church Bob Whitesel 80

7 Governance: The Organizational Structure of the Church David Wilson 106

8 Staffing: Selecting and Developing Human Resources for the Church Alan Nelson 118

9 People Development: Mentoring Christians to Maximize their Effectiveness W. C. Dishon 131

10 Team Building: Working Together as Groups Within the Church Rick Ryding 144

11 Managing Outreach: Orienting the Church Toward Achieving its Mission Bob Whitesel 157

12 Leadership Principles: The Four Cs of Leading a Church Stephen W. Dillman 182

13 Servant Leadership: Valuing People and Building Community Bruce L. Petersen 197

14 Change Management: Leading the Church Through Cultural and Organizational Changes Edward A. Thomas 211

15 Conflict: The Management of Conflict in the Church Houston Thompson 225

16 Accountability: Being Transparent and Responsible to God, to the Church, and to the Law Jim Dalton 239

17 Financial Management: Practicing Good Stewardship of the Financial Resources of the Church Dan Schafer 253

18 Managerial Ethics: Becoming a Leader After God's Own Heart Robert S. Barnard Jr. 267

19 Church Administration and the Law William J. Russell 291

20 Personal Management: Managing the Lives of Clergy and Their Families Timothy B. Pusey 310

21 Lifelong Learning: Cultivating God's Call to Learn Sharon Drury 321

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