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Church mergers : a guidebook for missional change

Author: Thomas G Bandy
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Church Mergers offers churches of all sizes and denominations practical advice on how to merge successfully. The authors draw on decades of experience to illustrate why successful mergers are always missional mergers and how these mergers happen. The book features the stories of four churches and outlines the steps of the missional merger process.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bandy, Thomas G., 1950-
Church mergers.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
(DLC) 2016032734
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Bandy
ISBN: 9781566997966 1566997968
OCLC Number: 953919172
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ch01. Why Merge?; Ch02. Unexpected Visions; Ch03. Get Moving!; Ch04. Steps on the Journey; Ch05. The True Cost of Discipleship; Ch06. Trust; Ch07. Vision Team; Ch08. Facing Reality; Ch09. Breaking Control; Ch10. Hope; Ch11. Compatibility; Ch12. Setting Priorities; Ch13. Stress Management; Ch14. The New Board; Ch15. The New Identity; Ch16. Asset Management; Ch17. Building a Core Team; Ch18. Strategic Planning; Ch19. A New Beginning; Ch20. Basics for a Successful Merger; Ch21. Critical Momentum; Ch22. Critical Mass; Ch23. How to Get Traction; Ch24. How to Steer in the Right Direction. Ch25. Why Some Mergers Succeed ... but Others FailNotes; Index.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Bandy and Page M. Brooks.

Abstract:

Church Mergers offers churches of all sizes and denominations practical advice on how to merge successfully. The authors draw on decades of experience to illustrate why successful mergers are always missional mergers and how these mergers happen. The book features the stories of four churches and outlines the steps of the missional merger process.
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