How to become a creative church leader / edited by John Nelson.

Contributor(s): Nelson, JohnMaterial type: TextTextSeries: MODEM handbookPublication details: Norwich : Canterbury Press, 2008Description: xi, 434 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 1853118133; 9781853118135; 1853118133 :Subject(s): Christian leadership | Church managementLOC classification: BV652.1 | .H69 2008
Contents:
1. How to be a creative church leader in your local Presbyterian church / D. Ben Rees -- 2. Learning what kind of leader you are : all the world's a stage? : clowns, clowning and change leadership / Vaughan Roberts -- 3. Psychological type and leadership styles : how to discern which type of leader you are / Leslie J. Francis -- 4. Knowing you're doing well / Terry Tennens -- 5. Sharing what's happening/'selling' the idea : riding waves of liturgical change / Vaughan Roberts -- 6. Work as worship / Tim Harle -- 7. Setting up 'faith at work' programmes / David Clark -- 8. Is there any word from the Lord? : connecting relevant preaching with effective leadership / Peter Stevenson -- 9. Importance of relevant biblical preaching / Bob Callaghan -- 10. Combining relevance with a timeless perspective / Tim Harle -- 11. Thinking strategically / Peter Brierley -- 12. Coaching / Jennifer Tann -- 13. A time for everything : the work of the Lord and the Lord of the work / Peter Bates -- 14. Leading as a team / Geoff Cornell -- 15. Mentoring an assistant minister / Shawn Lambert -- 16. Leading lay volunteers : personal reflections - from a Roman Catholic perspective / Paddy Rylands -- 17. Delegating without abdicating / Roger Martin -- 18. Relating to young people / Andy Williams -- 19. Resolving conflict / Alistair McKay -- 20. Extending a warm welcome / Heather Wraight -- 21. Leading multiple congregations / Brian Nichols -- 22. Leading projects / Alan Harpham -- 23. Relating to the local community : mapping the area and bicycle power / Peter Stevenson -- 25. Relating to the local community : a lifeboat in the community and not a yacht for its members / Keith Williams -- 26. Enabling church activities to be integrated into a strategic plan / Ivor Telfer -- 27. Chairing a church council and when not to / Alan Harpham -- 28. Putting fun into being involved / Len Simmonds -- 29. Projecting an inviting image / David Hewitt -- 30. Researching your local context / Peter Brierley -- 31. Sustaining a process of change / Tim Harle -- 32. Needing a change agent? / Jennifer Tann -- 33. The necessary vision / Tony McCaffry -- 34. Theology - a lifelong quest for meaning / Tony McCaffry -- 35. Habakkuk and four steps to visionary leadership / Roger Standing -- 36. Discover your creator contacting you / Alan Fraser Bell and Heather Louise Bell.
Review: "How to Become a Creative Church Leader is a comprehensive and practical handbook that is focused on the needs of all who are involved in running local churches, and the issues and challenges they commonly face. Each chapter is a mini-masterclass in its subject by a distinguished practitioner that will deepen understanding and cultivate leadership skills."--BOOK JACKET.
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1. How to be a creative church leader in your local Presbyterian church / D. Ben Rees -- 2. Learning what kind of leader you are : all the world's a stage? : clowns, clowning and change leadership / Vaughan Roberts -- 3. Psychological type and leadership styles : how to discern which type of leader you are / Leslie J. Francis -- 4. Knowing you're doing well / Terry Tennens -- 5. Sharing what's happening/'selling' the idea : riding waves of liturgical change / Vaughan Roberts -- 6. Work as worship / Tim Harle -- 7. Setting up 'faith at work' programmes / David Clark -- 8. Is there any word from the Lord? : connecting relevant preaching with effective leadership / Peter Stevenson -- 9. Importance of relevant biblical preaching / Bob Callaghan -- 10. Combining relevance with a timeless perspective / Tim Harle -- 11. Thinking strategically / Peter Brierley -- 12. Coaching / Jennifer Tann -- 13. A time for everything : the work of the Lord and the Lord of the work / Peter Bates -- 14. Leading as a team / Geoff Cornell -- 15. Mentoring an assistant minister / Shawn Lambert -- 16. Leading lay volunteers : personal reflections - from a Roman Catholic perspective / Paddy Rylands -- 17. Delegating without abdicating / Roger Martin -- 18. Relating to young people / Andy Williams -- 19. Resolving conflict / Alistair McKay -- 20. Extending a warm welcome / Heather Wraight -- 21. Leading multiple congregations / Brian Nichols -- 22. Leading projects / Alan Harpham -- 23. Relating to the local community : mapping the area and bicycle power / Peter Stevenson -- 25. Relating to the local community : a lifeboat in the community and not a yacht for its members / Keith Williams -- 26. Enabling church activities to be integrated into a strategic plan / Ivor Telfer -- 27. Chairing a church council and when not to / Alan Harpham -- 28. Putting fun into being involved / Len Simmonds -- 29. Projecting an inviting image / David Hewitt -- 30. Researching your local context / Peter Brierley -- 31. Sustaining a process of change / Tim Harle -- 32. Needing a change agent? / Jennifer Tann -- 33. The necessary vision / Tony McCaffry -- 34. Theology - a lifelong quest for meaning / Tony McCaffry -- 35. Habakkuk and four steps to visionary leadership / Roger Standing -- 36. Discover your creator contacting you / Alan Fraser Bell and Heather Louise Bell.

"How to Become a Creative Church Leader is a comprehensive and practical handbook that is focused on the needs of all who are involved in running local churches, and the issues and challenges they commonly face. Each chapter is a mini-masterclass in its subject by a distinguished practitioner that will deepen understanding and cultivate leadership skills."--BOOK JACKET.

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