Callahan shares for the 90's a new understanding of leadership for the missionary pastor who, united with key leaders, accomplishes the four central leadership tasks important on this mission field. This encouraging book helps missionary pastors "grow forward" their leadership competencies by cultivating new understandings and practices in seven key areas. Callahan helps pastors and key leaders build on their creativity and imagination in order to revitalize their local churches and advance their missions.
KENNON L. CALLAHAN, ?researcher, professor, and pastor?is one of today's most sought-after church consultants. He has worked with thousands of congregations around the world and has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking study Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the Mission Growth Movement, a widely acclaimed program for church renewal. Callahan has earned the B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., and Ph.D. degrees. His doctorate is in Systematic Theology. He has served both rural and urban congregations in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia and taught for many years at Emory University. Ken and his wife of over forty years, Julie, have two children, Ken and Mike, and three grandchildren, Blake, Mason, and Brice. They enjoy the outdoors, hiking, horseback riding, and camping.
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