You probably entered the ministry expecting to focus on preaching, prayer, and spiritual guidance. You soon discovered, however, that the realities of church life require working with structures, ministering both to and through people.
How you handle this important job of administration equipping and organizing the efforts of the people in your church, is often the difference between an effective and a frustrated ministry.
Mastering Church Management faces up to the challenge of an efficient, people-centered ministry. It will give you practical insight on how to balance structure and people, policies and exceptions. It covers strategies as well as the practical concerns of doing versus delegating, recruiting and training workers, developing good working relationships, and getting the structures in place for effective ministry. Most of all it will show you how to get things done—the right things.
If you’re just starting to get organized and wonder where to begin, or if you’re simply needing help to fine-tune already established programs, Mastering Church Management will be a welcome guide for increasing your effectiveness.
- Title: Mastering Church Management
- Author: Leith Anderson, Arthur H. DeKruyter and Don Cousins
- Publisher: Multnomah
- Publication Date: 1990