"Creative Leadership Series. Lyle E. Schaller, Editor."
"This book deals with problems of change in the church. In real life, there are as many failures as there are successes. Here are six case studies of typical churches, their problems, and some solutions, along with creative suggestions that can be applied to many situations" -- back cover.
Contents: Foreword / Lyle E. Schaller -- Preface -- A Little Church Discovers a Big Potential -- How to Succeed or Fail by Merging -- The Hazards of Ministry in a Changing Community -- The Palatine Cluster: A Surprisingly Mixed Blessing -- A New Church That Didn't Make It -- An Old Church Reaches a New Generation -- The Challenge of Leadership in a Time of Change.