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Creating a healthier church : family systems theory, leadership, and congregational life

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog2813
Author
Richardson, Ronald W. (Ronald Wayne), 1939-
Publication Date
c1996
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BV 652 R56 1996
Author
Richardson, Ronald W. (Ronald Wayne), 1939-
Place
Minneapolis MN
Publisher
Fortress Press
Publication Date
c1996
Physical_Description
184 p.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Includes bibliography: p. 184.
"[E]xamines the church systems we find ourselves in and constructs strategies for bettering them. First, it describes systems theory to help readers understand how parish churches work and how problems can develop in them. Second, it suggests ways in which ministers and other leaders can act when caught in a maelstrom of conflict in a parish. And finally, the book provides church leaders with specific ways they can enhance their own leadership abilities" -- Foreword.
Most chapters have questions for individual thinking and group discussions.
Subjects
Church management
Christian leadership
Family psychotherapy
Conflict management - Religious aspects - Christianity
ISBN
0-8006-2955-8 (alk. paper)
Call Number
BV 652 R56 1996
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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Creating a healthier church : family systems theory, leadership, and congregational life

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog8090
Author
Richardson, Ronald W. (Ronald Wayne), 1939-
Publication Date
c1996
Material Type
Book : Paper
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BV 652 R56 1996
Author
Richardson, Ronald W. (Ronald Wayne), 1939-
Place
Minneapolis MN
Publisher
Fortress Press
Publication Date
c1996
Physical_Description
184 p. ; 21.5 x 14 cm.
Material Type
Book : Paper
Notes
"[By] Ronald W. Richardson".
Includes bibliography: p. 184.
"[E]xamines the church systems we find ourselves in and constructs strategies for bettering them. First, it describes systems theory to help readers understand how parish churches work and how problems can develop in them. Second, it suggests ways in which ministers and other leaders can act when caught in a maelstrom of conflict in a parish. And finally, the book provides church leaders with specific ways they can enhance their own leadership abilities" -- Foreword.
Most chapters have questions for individual thinking and group discussions.
Contents: Foreword / Howard W. Stone -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: When Bad Things Happen in Good Churches -- The Congregation: More Than Meets the Eye -- What Unbalances the System ? -- Being One Among Many -- Closeness, Distance, and the Congregation -- Foolishness and Wisdom in Church Leadership -- Reactivity is More than Reacting -- The Four Functional Styles of Congregational Life -- Triangles in the Congregation -- Signs of Serious Problems in a Church -- Birth Order and Leadership Style -- Assessing Your Congregation's Emotional System -- Becoming a Better Leader -- Bibliography.
Series
Creative pastoral care and counseling
Subjects
Church management
Christian leadership
Family psychotherapy
Conflict management - Religious aspects - Christianity
ISBN
0-8006-2955-8 (alk. paper)
Call Number
BV 652 R56 1996
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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Ministry to Persons With AIDS : A Family Systems Approach

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog1545
Author
Perelli, Robert J., 1949-
Publication Date
c1991
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BV 4460.7 P47 1991
Author
Perelli, Robert J., 1949-
Place
Minneapolis MN
Publisher
Augsburg Fortress
Publication Date
c1991
Physical_Description
112 p.
Material Type
Book
Notes
"[By] Robert J. Perelli".
Includes bibliography, p. 108-112.
Contents: Glossary -- Introduction -- Pastoral Counseling with the Persons with AIDS -- The Emotional Stress of AIDS -- A System of Psychosocial Stressors -- Family Systems Theory -- Application of Family Systems Theory -- A Case Study -- Conclusion -- A Personal Epilogue -- Bibliography.
Series
Guides to Pastoral Care
Added Entry
Guides to pastoral care
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Patients - Pastoral counseling of
AIDS (Disease) - Patients - Family relationships
Family psychotherapy
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Families of persons with AIDS
System theory
ISBN
0-8066-2507-4
Call Number
BV 4460.7 P47 1991
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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