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Better leaders for your church.

Author: Weldon F Crossland
Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon Press [1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Weldon F Crossland
OCLC Number: 1582155
Description: 128 pages illustrations 20 cm
Contents: 1. How to build up your church through stronger leadership --
Define "leader" and "leadership" --
Understanding the rapidly growing lay movement --
Consider trends in church leadership --
Accent lay-ministerial partnership --
2. How to find the best leaders --
Name qualities of a leader --
Enumerate duties of the committee on nominations --
Discover member's abilities --
Make a job analysis and personnel analysis --
Keep a leadership-talent file --
3. How to spread the leadership load more widely --
State values of spreading responsibility --
List positions of each official --
Work young people into the officiary --
Change committees, chairmen and members --
Evaluate advantages of rotation in office --
4. How to choose and enlist the ablest leaders --
Select the best person for each position --
Choose the interviewer most likely to succeed --
Prepare for enlistment interview --
Exalt privilege of Christian service --
Study types of interviews --
5. How to train leaders for their tasks --
Create desire for adequate training --
Train each official for his specific task --
Plan leadership-training school --
Assemble leadership library --
Make leadership education a continuing process --
6. How to guide twenty-two important committees --
Tap reservoir of man power --
Define purposes of a committee might undertake counsel creatively with committee chairmen --
7. How to recruit the best church-school teachers --
Find prospective teachers in the church membership --
Choose the right teacher --
Keep leadership file of teachers --
Prepare for leadership interview --
Study model sales talk --
8. How to deal with problem officials --
Define "problem official" --
Activate inactive leaders --
Rotate committee chairmanships --
Remove ineffective leaders --
Keep problem officials in the church --
9. How to give ministerial leadership as chief of staff --
Define meaning of "church staff" --
List duties of staff members --
Avoid common mistakes of staff members --
Make study of staff needs --
Place increased responsibility on laymen --
10. How to sustain high leadership morale --
Realizing importance of morale --
List things that undermine morale --
Name factors that build morale --
Encourage leaders to give the church priority --
See worthy goals as morale builders.

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