|Author||Lyle E. Schaller|
|Book subject||Church Management|
Create Your Own Future!
This book is for church leaders, both clergy and lay, who seek to challenge the status quo and implement change in their congregations. Schaller's plan of intervention suggests that the long-range planning committee is the most effective vehicle of change. He systematically addresses the issues this committee faces, such as knowing when to intervene, how to decide which issues to tackle, how to face financial concerns, when to implement the plan, and how to overcome resistance.
Key Features: Involves volunteer leaders in planning for future; Suggests long-range planning committee as a vehicle for chan≥ Presents a plan for implementing change in a congregation
Key Benefits: Addresses demands for higher quality congregational life; Discusses when to choose tradition or new approaches; Explains when to study and when to act; Shows how to implement a plan; Illustrates how to overcome resistance