The Twelve Keys Leaders' Guide An Approach for Grassroots, Key Leaders, and Pastors Together

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-19
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Since it was published in 1983, the first edition of the original Twelve Keys to an Effective Church has benefited thousands of congregations around the world.The thoroughly revised and updated Twelve Keys Leaders' Guide, designed to accompany Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, offers leaders an indispensable, step-by-step resource for creating and implementing their long-range plans. It clearly shows how to examine a church's strengths and move the congregation toward action, accomplishment, and achievement. This valuable guide thoroughly explains the basic principles of the planning process and gives helpful insights into the dynamics of memory, change, conflict, and hope in congregations. You will discover possibilities to build the momentum, deepen the resources, and advance the strengths of your congregation.This important resource can also be used to help build an effective, successful business, develop a strong, healthy non-profit grouping, advance an effective, healthy college or university, and create a strong, healthy family.

Author Biography

Kennon L. Callahan, B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D. — researcher, professor, and pastor — is one of today's most sought-after church consultants and speakers. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the widely acclaimed Mission Growth Movement.

Table of Contents

A Prayerp. ix
A Bird on the Wingp. xi
Motivationsp. 3
Leaders and Key Objectivesp. 15
An Effective Long-Range Planp. 28
Excellent Mistakes and Objectives Worth Not Doingp. 36
Memory, Change, Conflict, and Hopep. 47
Congregation, Community, Directionp. 75
Possibilitiesp. 87
What to Listen For and Look Forp. 106
Principles for Participationp. 112
Developing Your Congregation
Planning and Actionp. 127
Creative Studyp. 136
Celebration Planningp. 141
Act Swiftlyp. 151
Matches, Timelines, Focusp. 162
Conclusion: Gracep. 168
Acknowledgmentsp. 187
About the Authorp. 189
Booksp. 191
Indexp. 195
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