Healthy Church DNA

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Healthy Church DNA : transforming the church for effective ministry

Rediehs, Glen and Larry E. Webb.

iUniverse, 2008.

201.

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Some Protestant churches are in decline. A major mind shift is needed to create healthier and more effective congregations. Healthy Church DNA® provides a new, powerful way to transform congregations and keep them healthy. A radical departure from past models, this new appreciative and solution-focused approach can open the hearts of all those involved.Healthy Church DNA® and DISCERNPlus®, its seven-step change process, gives instruction on how to: Break free from fixing weaknesses. Do God's work from the gifts provided to the congregation. Turn problems into solutions. Focus on the future and the possibilities to which God is calling the congregation. Unite the congregation around a spiritually-discerned vision of a faithful future and a compelling action plan to fulfill that vision. Generate a self-fulfilling congregational conversation around stories of faith community at its present and future best. Strengthen the congregation's sense of community, build resilience and mobilize the gifts of pastor, staff and members. Guide transformational change with a sensitivity to transitions, resistance, church size, readiness for change, and stages in the church life cycle. Healthy Church DNA: Transforming the Church for Effective Ministry can help churches guide change by mirroring the sensitivity Jesus exhibited for those he touched.

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ISBN:

978-0-595-48512-3

Author:

Rediehs, Glen and Larry E. Webb.

Title:

Healthy Church DNA : transforming the church for effective ministry.

Publisher:

iUniverse, 2008.

Physical:

201.

Summary:

Some Protestant churches are in decline. A major mind shift is needed to create healthier and more effective congregations. Healthy Church DNA® provides a new, powerful way to transform congregations and keep them healthy. A radical departure from past models, this new appreciative and solution-focused approach can open the hearts of all those involved.Healthy Church DNA® and DISCERNPlus®, its seven-step change process, gives instruction on how to: Break free from fixing weaknesses. Do God's work from the gifts provided to the congregation. Turn problems into solutions. Focus on the future and the possibilities to which God is calling the congregation. Unite the congregation around a spiritually-discerned vision of a faithful future and a compelling action plan to fulfill that vision. Generate a self-fulfilling congregational conversation around stories of faith community at its present and future best. Strengthen the congregation's sense of community, build resilience and mobilize the gifts of pastor, staff and members. Guide transformational change with a sensitivity to transitions, resistance, church size, readiness for change, and stages in the church life cycle. Healthy Church DNA: Transforming the Church for Effective Ministry can help churches guide change by mirroring the sensitivity Jesus exhibited for those he touched.

Subject:

Church Growth

Subject:

Church Vitality.

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