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Product Description: In the mid-1930s Herbert W. Armstrong, an unsuccessful American advertising executive, founded a millennialist Sabbatarian Christian sect with a heterodox theology. Over the next half century, despite a number of setbacks, scandals, criticisms, and attacks from former members and anti-cultists, Armstrong's organization, the Worldwide Church of God, grew to around 100,000 baptized members with a world circulation of over six million for its flagship monthly magazine Plain Truth...read more

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9780199861514 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2013, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: In the mid-1930s Herbert W.

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9780190492892 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the mid-1930s Herbert W.

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Product Description: This book offers practical advice on how to resolve conflict and deal with crisis within the church. In this hope-filled and practical book, two church conflict resolution experts take you through the Acts 15 model of approaching conflict in order to provide a clear, godly way forward into redemptive reconciliation...read more

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9781619708105 | Hendrickson Pub, May 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This book offers practical advice on how to resolve conflict and deal with crisis within the church.
9780801014284 | Baker Pub Group, May 1, 2012, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: How hard can it be to pass a baton? Plenty hard. The Changeover Zone offers step-by-step pastoral transition techniques and principles that can help churches make the process of passing and receiving the baton go effectively and smoothly...read more
By Jim Griffith (editor) and Jim Ozier

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9781501810411 | Abingdon Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: How hard can it be to pass a baton?

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Product Description: In his First Letter to the Corinthians Paul cites “administrators” as one of God’s gifts to the Christian community (1 Cor 12:28). But many who serve in administrative service today have difficulty seeing how their everyday work is an expression of discipleship...read more

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9780814647165 | Liturgical Pr, December 28, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In his First Letter to the Corinthians Paul cites “administrators” as one of God’s gifts to the Christian community (1 Cor 12:28).

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Product Description: Every organization is made to flourish. But when problems arise, quick fixes and poor leadership training can drag it down. The key to a thriving team is to look below the surface at the hidden dynamics that can cause it to lose focus, turn inward or even cease to exist...read more

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9780830844401 | Ivp Books, December 3, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Every organization is made to flourish.

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Product Description: The Bible gives instruction to those called to church leadership, challenging them to shepherd God’s people by exercising oversight. But what does that mean? And how is it done in a way that is faithful to God and effective in enabling growth, individually and corporately?The Practical Shepherding series of guides provides pastors and ministry leaders with practical help to do the work of pastoral ministry in a local church...read more

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9780310519317 | Zondervan, August 4, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The Bible gives instruction to those called to church leadership, challenging them to shepherd God’s people by exercising oversight.

By Peter Dickens (corporate author)

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9780442010997, titled "Total Quality Management Handbook" | Van Nostrand Reinhold, June 1, 1996, cover price $59.95 | also contains Total Quality Management Handbook

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Product Description: Jack Mezirow, a leader in education theory, suggests that all transformative learning begins with a 'disorienting dilemma': an idea or experience that challenges or shifts fundamental values and assumptions. Gary Nelson and Peter Dickens, pastors and teachers with vast experience working with congregations and organizations, believe it is time for Christian leaders to be 'disoriented,' for the fundamental values and assumptions of Christian leadership to be reframed and broken down so they can see the leadership task in new ways...read more

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9780827221765 | Tcp Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Jack Mezirow, a leader in education theory, suggests that all transformative learning begins with a 'disorienting dilemma': an idea or experience that challenges or shifts fundamental values and assumptions.

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Product Description: 25 years have passed since a small group met for the First International Symposia on Brain Edema in Vienna. Subsequent Symposia were held in Mainz, Montreal, Berlin, Groningen, Tokyo and Baltimore. During this time we have witnessed a virtual explosion of the number of publications in this field and our basic and clinical understanding of this disease process has increased tremendously...read more
By Coyner (foreword by)

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9780387822402, titled "Brain Edema VIII: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium Bern, June 17-20, 1990" | Springer Verlag, April 1, 1991, cover price $161.00 | also contains Brain Edema VIII: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium Bern, June 17-20, 1990 | About this edition: 25 years have passed since a small group met for the First International Symposia on Brain Edema in Vienna.

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Product Description: Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church offers prescriptions for the top ten issues seen during church consultations. Bob Farr and Kay Kotan share their expertise from working with churches across the country, detailing the most common concerns and obstacles, and then go straight to the point: What to change, and how, for positive results...read more

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9780444868596, titled "Designing Efficient Organizations: Modelling and Experimentation" | Elsevier Science Ltd, April 1, 1984, cover price $99.00 | also contains Designing Efficient Organizations: Modelling and Experimentation | About this edition: The authors, representing the American and European approach to organizational design, have entered into this important area in a very comprehensive and interdisciplinary manner.

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9781630883157 | Abingdon Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church offers prescriptions for the top ten issues seen during church consultations.

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Product Description: This book provides both the theory and practice of making the successful transition from committee- to team-oriented congregations. Drawing on research from the profit, non-profit, and government sectors, Wimberly helps the reader understand why teams can be more effective than committees, and describes the concrete steps needed to establish an effective team...read more

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9781566997744 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 6, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This is an in-depth look at the power teams bring to congregational work.

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9781566997362 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 19, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This book provides both the theory and practice of making the successful transition from committee- to team-oriented congregations.

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Product Description: With a positive theology of change, we can live as Christians known not for disagreements or self-interest, but for our love through difficulty."When congregations can move forward from conflict, weather change well and allow ourselves to move beyond old and outdated stories, then we are able to create a new story for our future...read more

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9781594735783, titled "Change & Conflict in Your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both): How to Implement Conscious Choices, Manage Emotions & Build a Thriving Christian Community" | Skylight Paths Pub, March 16, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: With a positive theology of change, we can live as Christians known not for disagreements or self-interest, but for our love through difficulty.

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Product Description: Proven church growth consultants show churches how to increase efficiency so they can save thousands, even millions, of dollars while multiplying their ministry impact.

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9780801015533, titled "The More With Less Church: Maximize Your Money, Space, Time, and People to Multiply Ministry Impact" | Baker Pub Group, November 4, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Proven church growth consultants show churches how to increase efficiency so they can save thousands, even millions, of dollars while multiplying their ministry impact.

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Product Description: Over the past ten years, the North American mission field has experienced dramatic changes, which in turn have required congregations, middle judicatories, and denominations to adapt. Among these adaptations is an expectation for clear goals and quantified progress towards those goals...read more

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9781566997546, titled "Doing the Math of Mission: Fruits, Faithfulness, and Metrics" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 20, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Over the past ten years, the North American mission field has experienced dramatic changes, which in turn have required congregations, middle judicatories, and denominations to adapt.

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9781566997225 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 14, 2014, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Over the past ten years, the North American mission field has experienced dramatic changes, which in turn have required congregations, middle judicatories, and denominations to adapt.

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Product Description: “In The Blessed Church the biblical principles that lead to true success in the body of Christ are carefully explained.” —Dr. Tony Evans, senior pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship “What you will gain from reading this book is not only inspiration but also principles that will work in any church (or business) that wants to fully maximize its potential...read more

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9780307729736 | Waterbrook Pr, August 21, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: How can I help my church stay focused on its purpose?

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9780307729750 | Reprint edition (Waterbrook Pr, August 19, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “In The Blessed Church the biblical principles that lead to true success in the body of Christ are carefully explained.

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9781610455985 | Unabridged edition (Echristian, September 26, 2012), cover price $21.98 | About this edition: How can I help my church stay focused on its purpose?

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By Brandon Gilvin (editor)

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9780827214989 | Chalice Pr, April 30, 2014, cover price $19.99
9780314063397, titled "Invitation to Oceanography" | Jones & Bartlett Pub, March 1, 1996, cover price $51.25 | also contains Invitation to Oceanography

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Product Description: A lever helps us move an object that otherwise we could never budge. Seven Levers: Missional Strategies for Conferences explores conferences in operational terms, highlighting focal points for change. What works in conferences, what doesn’t, and why? Author Robert Schnase shows us how to identify and change practices that are no longer conducive to our mission and demonstrates concrete ways to foster a more relevant and effective connectionalism...read more

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9781426782077 | Abingdon Pr, March 18, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A lever helps us move an object that otherwise we could never budge.

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Product Description: Most new leaders hear the same phrase in some form: “This is the way we do it here.” Resistance to change is common, and it is deadly to new church leadership.Leadership transition is a critical point for the church and its new leader...read more
By Marvin Anthony Moss and Andrew Young (foreword by)

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9781426751028 | Abingdon Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Most new leaders hear the same phrase in some form: “This is the way we do it here.

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Product Description: First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission. Now in its third edition, this classic resource offers•a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model •useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy •diagrams to help illustrate concepts •a new section on spiritual formationThe methods in this book are proven to work, having already helped many churches articulate their vision and implement their mission...read more

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9780801014550 | 3 edition (Baker Pub Group, June 15, 2013), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission.

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Product Description: Adding staff, whether volunteer or paid, increases the church's ministry potential. However, this means a new kind of responsibility for the senior pastor--contributing to the success of staff and personal ministries. How can the senior pastor help others reach their ministry potential? Veteran pastor Stan Toler guides the senior pastor through the ins and outs of leading a church staff...read more

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9780898275971 | Wesley Pr, July 1, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Adding staff, whether volunteer or paid, increases the church's ministry potential.

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Product Description: A local pastor.A long-standing member of not-for-profit board.A former president of a university.These three authors share their wisdom and experiences from decades of board leadership. With specific areas of expertise, they bring 3 distinctive voices and perspectives to the 12 essential principles every leader needs to develop and maintain a healthy governing board...read more

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9780834128347 | Beacon Hill Pr, June 1, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A local pastor.

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Product Description: The joy of ministry is lost in the terror of being ill equipped for daily tasks. This book leads the way, providing clear plans for the daily tasks of effectively leading a congregation. Make or Break Your Church in 365 Days helps pastors develop competency in the daily task of leading congregations by answering two fundamental questions: What must be done in the first 365 days of a pastor’s tenure? What is the optimal way to structure a daily work life to affect change in the first year and beyond? These very specific tasks are the behaviors that demonstrate competency and lead to growing, effective churches...read more

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9781426745027 | Abingdon Pr, April 1, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The joy of ministry is lost in the terror of being ill equipped for daily tasks.

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Product Description: Provides a brief, informative, readable, and very helpful explanation of basic parish management to pastors, priests from abroad, deacons, seminary students, pastoral and finance council members, and lay parish workers.

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9780809147526 | Paulist Pr, March 1, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Provides a brief, informative, readable, and very helpful explanation of basic parish management to pastors, priests from abroad, deacons, seminary students, pastoral and finance council members, and lay parish workers.

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