(PUBFortress)"1999 Book of the Year,"---Academy of Parish Clergy. "Applies the popular family systems thinking of the late Murray Bowen to personal life and leadership in congregations much like Edwin Friedman's Generation to Generation. Clearly written for adult study and discussion,"---Princeton Seminary Bulletin. 182 pages, softcover.
An introduction to the Bowen Family Systems Theory and its applications both to church life and to the role of leadership in creating a healthier church, this book explains the complexities of congregational emotional life in understandable language.