Church leadership is a demanding and challengingrole. There are many responsibilities involved inleading a church, which can be difficult to maneuverwithout the proper tools and resources.
Written with Bible-based truths and helpfulinsights, Foundations of Church Administration isboth an exploration of those responsibilities and apractical guide to navigating through them. Eachchapter is authored by a notable expert in the fieldwho, with sound experience and effective steps,helps church leaders efficiently succeed in the manyfacets of their responsibilities.
In this honest exploration, church leaders will find anew perspective on church administration that willhelp them dig deeper and develop a long-lastingand effective practice of leading and administratinga church.
Church leadership is a demanding and challenging role. There are many responsibilities involved in leading a church, which can be difficult to maneuver without the proper tools and resources.Written with Bible-based truths and helpful insights, Foundations of Church Administration is both an exploration of those responsibilities and a practical guide to navigating through them. Each chapter is authored by a notable expert in the field who, with sound experience and effective steps, helps church leaders efficiently succeed in the many facets of their responsibilities.In this honest exploration, church leaders will find a new perspective on church administration that will help them dig deeper and develop a long-lasting and effective practice of leading and administrating a church.
Bruce L. Petersen spent 28 years in pastoral ministry before accepting his present position as a professor of pastoral ministry at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He received his doctor of ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. In addition to training students for future ministry, he is a frequent church and conference speaker. EDWARD A. THOMAS is associate professor of management in Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Adult and Graduate Studies programs. He is also an ordained pastor in the Church of the Nazarene and has had various assignments as both Senior and Associate Pastor in the denomination. Thomas has earned degrees from Olivet Nazarene University, Robert Morris University, and Capella University. Bob Whitesel is a speaker, professor and award-winning writer on the organic church, missional leadership and church growth; who has been called by a national magazine: the key spokesperson on change theory in the church today. He holds two doctorates (D.Min. and Ph.D.) from Fuller Theological Seminary where he was awarded the Donald McGavran Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Church Growth. The author of nine books, his book Inside the Organic Church, Learning from 12 Emerging Congregations (Abingdon Press) was chosen by Outreach Magazine as a finalist for Resource of the Year in Postmodern Outreach. He serves as Professor of Missional Leadership at Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University and is a sought-after speaker and consultant www.BobWhitsel.com