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How to break growth barriers : capturing overlooked opportunities for church growth

Author: Carl F George; Warren Bird
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Book House, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growth comes when effective leadership and empowerment of people work hand in hand. For many pastors this requires a new way of thinking about their role--from shepherd as sole caregiver to shepherd as developer and coach of many caregivers. In this paradigm-shifting book, you'll discover how to communicate a vision for the future, equip people to carry out that vision, and harness opportunities for growth you may  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl F George; Warren Bird
ISBN: 0801038537 9780801038532
OCLC Number: 26548020
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What can this book do for you? --
How can you enlarge your vision? --
How does vision motivate? --
How would a church-growth consultant describe your church? --
Do you have a growth bias? --
Why develop the skills of a rancher? --
Where do you stand on the sheepherder-rancher spectrum? --
What about "problem people"? --
How to break the 200 barrier --
How to break the 400 barrier --
How to break the 800 barrier --
How to break the care barrier.
Responsibility: Carl F. George with Warren Bird ; [foreword by Ted Engstrom].

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Pastors will find proven strategies for effectively breaking through barriers to church growth, including the important but often difficult task of delegation of authority and work.  Read more...

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