Human Face Of The Church Paperback

A Social Psychology and Pastoral Theology Resource for Pioneer and Traditional Ministry

by Sara Savage; Eolene Boyd-Macmillan;

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Human Face Of The Church

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Until now, Fresh Expressions has been about starting and sustaining mission initiatives among people with little or no church contact. As these projects mature, pastoral problem easily arise – how do you integrate the old with the new? How do you get an established congregation to change its views and practices? How do you cope with conflict? What if newcomers challenge set patterns of church behaviour rather than conform with them? This highly practical text and workbook draws on the behavioural theory and organisational studies to train and equip local church leaders and congregations not only to manage change but to grow through of it.

Part 1 Group
The Human side of Church: Group Processes in Congregations
Words, Words, Words: Religious Discourse
No Conflict Here - We’re All Christians!
Empowering Leadership and the Spirit of the Group

Part 2 Relationship
Oh, Those Difficult People
Healthy Relationships - in the Church?
Growing Faith
Wholeness and Holiness

Part 3 Resources
Church Consultancy: Tools for Facilitating Authentic Growth

Appendix 1 Longer Learning Exercises
For Chapter 1 The Human Side of the Church
For Chapter 2 Words, Words, Words

Appendix 2 Questionnaires
For Chapter 3
For Chapter 4
For Chapter 5
For Chapter 7

There is also a full Bibliography and Sources and Acknowledgements

Human Face Of The Church by Sara Savage; Eolene Boyd-Macmillan was published by Canterbury Press in October 2007 and is our 14204th best seller. The ISBN for Human Face Of The Church is 9781853118128.

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Details for Human Face Of The Church

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press (October 2007)
Number of Pages352
Thickness18 mm
Height244 mm
Width170 mm
Product Code1003538
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