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Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times

Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times

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This long-awaited volume by internationally respected consultant and Alban best-selling author Peter Steinke will both enlighten and embolden leaders. With anxiety intensifying and penetrating more and more areas of our lives, leaders cannot be as anxious as the people they serve. Because they have more influence than any other group over the path a congregation takes, leaders must have a command of their own anxiety and must not let other people's anxiety contaminate them. Steinke inspires courage in leaders to maintain the course, unearth secrets, resist sabotage, withstand fury, and overcome timidity or doubts. His insights, illustrations, and provocations will carry leaders through rough times, provide clarity during confusing times, and uplift them in joyous times.

- Publisher Anxious times call for steady leadership. When tensions emerge in a congregation, its leaders cannot be as anxious as the people they serve. To remain effective, congregational leaders must control their own uneasiness. This takes self-awareness and confidence to manage relationships and influence behaviors. Knowing how to deal with anxiety and how to work throug complex challenges can lead a congregation to new insights, growth, and vitality. Anxious times hold not only the potential for loss but also for creation, important lernings, and changes that will strengthen the congregation. With this new book, internationally respected consultant Peter Steinke goes deeper into the requirements of effective congregational leadership. Born from the wisdom of Steinke's distinguished career, this new volume will both enlighten and embolden leaders. Steinke inspires courage in leaders to maintain the course, unearth secrets, resist sabotage, withstand fury, and overcome timidity or doubts. His insights, illustrations, and provocations will carry leaders through rough times, porvide clarity during confusing times, and uplift them in joyous times.

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This long-awaited volume by internationally respected consultant and Alban best-selling author Peter Steinke will both enlighten and embolden leaders. With anxiety intensifying and penetrating more and more areas of our lives, leaders cannot be as anxious as the people they serve. Because they have more influence than any other group over the path a congregation takes, leaders must have a command of their own anxiety and must not let other people's anxiety contaminate them. Steinke inspires courage in leaders to maintain the course, unearth secrets, resist sabotage, withstand fury, and overcome timidity or doubts. His insights, illustrations, and provocations will carry leaders through rough times, provide clarity during confusing times, and uplift them in joyous times.
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Anxious times call for steady leadership. When tensions emerge in a congregation, its leaders cannot be as anxious as the people they serve. To remain effective, congregational leaders must control their own uneasiness. This takes self-awareness and confidence to manage relationships and influence behaviors. Knowing how to deal with anxiety and how to work throug complex challenges can lead a congregation to new insights, growth, and vitality. Anxious times hold not only the potential for loss but also for creation, important lernings, and changes that will strengthen the congregation. With this new book, internationally respected consultant Peter Steinke goes deeper into the requirements of effective congregational leadership. Born from the wisdom of Steinke's distinguished career, this new volume will both enlighten and embolden leaders. Steinke inspires courage in leaders to maintain the course, unearth secrets, resist sabotage, withstand fury, and overcome timidity or doubts. His insights, illustrations, and provocations will carry leaders through rough times, porvide clarity during confusing times, and uplift them in joyous times.
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Table Of Contents

  • Foreword, Rick Foss Preface Acknowledgments Part 1: The Leader's Presence Chapter 1: Anxious Souls Chapter 2: The Balancing Act Chapter 3: The Nonanxious Presence Part 2: The Leader's Functioning Chapter 4: Holy Tissue Chapter 5: Influencing The Emotional Field Chapter 6: The Essential Edge Part 3: The Leader's Challenges Chapter 7: We Versus They Chapter 8: Rocking The Emotional Boat Chapter 9: To Challenge Or To Survive Postscript: People Of The Charm Notes

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  • Catalogue Code 266245
  • Product Code 9781566993289
  • ISBN 1566993288
  • EAN 9781566993289
  • Pages 183
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Publication Date Nov 2006
  • Sales Rank #75579
  • Dimensions 214 x 140 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.244kg

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