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How to Treat a Staff Infection

Craig WillifordCarolyn Williford

How to Treat a Staff Infection

Craig WillifordCarolyn Williford

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Anyone involved in Christian ministry for any amount of time has probably encountered staff problems. And the challenge in dealing with such problems is solving them in a truly Christian manner - and keeping a sense of humour about it all. In How to Treat a Staff Infection, Craig and Carolyn Williford take a "medical" approach to those common ministry ailments, including
- a stiff neck - "God always intended VBS to be two full weeks."
- temporary paralysis - "You want me to make a decision?"
- a flaccidity of the lips - "Got a prayer request for you: you won't believe what so-and-so did."
- abnormal weight gain - "God just gave me this incredible idea."
- and many more.

Almost every problem a ministry staff encounters is covered in this humorous and helpful book.

- Publisher The prescription for all your ministry staff ailments Swollen brain. A flaccidity of the lips. A stiff neck. Temporary paralysis. These - ?illnesses - ? and many others are familiar problems among both paid and unpaid ministry staff. And through their years of ministry experience, Dr. Craig Williford and Carolyn Williford are well-versed in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for a large variety of staff ailments. How to Treat a Staff Infection is a humorous and helpful reference tool for keeping your staff healthy and vital. Each chapter opens with an all-too-true description of the problem, then offers compassionate, practical, and godly suggestions for dealing with - ?infected - ? staff members. You?'ll read it once for the sheer joy of realizing that you are not alone in your frustrations. You?'ll refer to it time and time again for expert advice when an infection threatens to spread in your staff. - ?Your next personal ministry diagnosis with - ?Drs. - ? Craig and Carolyn will be completely thorough, mostly painless, and powerfully revealing. Their prognosis of your staff infection is to be taken seriously, and the recommended prescriptions could save your life and ministry. - - - Dr. Doug Fagerstrom, president, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - ?With honesty and humor and a willingness to be vulnerable about their own failures and struggles, Craig and Carolyn have provided an accessible book that provides practical help to those involved in any kind of organization. - - - Dr. Rod Wilson, president, Regent College ?'The most practical book ever written for staff leadership - ?church, organization, and even business. We all face the challenges described in this book. The Willifordsgive clear direction in addressing these situations in productive ways. - - - Dave Travis, executive vice president, Leadership Network ?'The Willifords offer great antibiotics to administer if you run into complicated situations with your staff, or better yet, preventive and preemptive methods for avoiding problems that can destroy a ministry. - - - Randy Frazee, teaching pastor, Willow Creek Community Church - ?All staff leaders should study the careful remedies and practical steps here. The germs are everywhere. - - - Knute Larson, senior pastor, The Chapel Dr. Craig Williford is president of Denver Seminary. He has taught in colleges and seminary settings, and in his twenty-five years of pastoral experience he served in five churches. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Spiritual Formation in the Home. Carolyn Williford is the author or coauthor of seven books, including Devotions for Families That Can?'t Sit Still. She is also a teacher and speaker who is passionate about spiritual growth, reading, and hiking the mountains of Colorado.

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About "How to Treat a Staff Infection"

Anyone involved in Christian ministry for any amount of time has probably encountered staff problems. And the challenge in dealing with such problems is solving them in a truly Christian manner - and keeping a sense of humour about it all. In How to Treat a Staff Infection, Craig and Carolyn Williford take a "medical" approach to those common ministry ailments, including
- a stiff neck - "God always intended VBS to be two full weeks."
- temporary paralysis - "You want me to make a decision?"
- a flaccidity of the lips - "Got a prayer request for you: you won't believe what so-and-so did."
- abnormal weight gain - "God just gave me this incredible idea."
- and many more.

Almost every problem a ministry staff encounters is covered in this humorous and helpful book.

- Publisher

The prescription for all your ministry staff ailments Swollen brain. A flaccidity of the lips. A stiff neck. Temporary paralysis. These - ?illnesses - ? and many others are familiar problems among both paid and unpaid ministry staff. And through their years of ministry experience, Dr. Craig Williford and Carolyn Williford are well-versed in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for a large variety of staff ailments. How to Treat a Staff Infection is a humorous and helpful reference tool for keeping your staff healthy and vital. Each chapter opens with an all-too-true description of the problem, then offers compassionate, practical, and godly suggestions for dealing with - ?infected - ? staff members. You?'ll read it once for the sheer joy of realizing that you are not alone in your frustrations. You?'ll refer to it time and time again for expert advice when an infection threatens to spread in your staff. - ?Your next personal ministry diagnosis with - ?Drs. - ? Craig and Carolyn will be completely thorough, mostly painless, and powerfully revealing. Their prognosis of your staff infection is to be taken seriously, and the recommended prescriptions could save your life and ministry. - - - Dr. Doug Fagerstrom, president, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - ?With honesty and humor and a willingness to be vulnerable about their own failures and struggles, Craig and Carolyn have provided an accessible book that provides practical help to those involved in any kind of organization. - - - Dr. Rod Wilson, president, Regent College ?'The most practical book ever written for staff leadership - ?church, organization, and even business. We all face the challenges described in this book. The Willifordsgive clear direction in addressing these situations in productive ways. - - - Dave Travis, executive vice president, Leadership Network ?'The Willifords offer great antibiotics to administer if you run into complicated situations with your staff, or better yet, preventive and preemptive methods for avoiding problems that can destroy a ministry. - - - Randy Frazee, teaching pastor, Willow Creek Community Church - ?All staff leaders should study the careful remedies and practical steps here. The germs are everywhere. - - - Knute Larson, senior pastor, The Chapel Dr. Craig Williford is president of Denver Seminary. He has taught in colleges and seminary settings, and in his twenty-five years of pastoral experience he served in five churches. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Spiritual Formation in the Home. Carolyn Williford is the author or coauthor of seven books, including Devotions for Families That Can?'t Sit Still. She is also a teacher and speaker who is passionate about spiritual growth, reading, and hiking the mountains of Colorado.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Craig Williford

Carolyn Williford is the author of several books, including "Devotions for Families That Can't Sit Still," Craig Williford is president of Denver Seminary and has served on the senior pastoral staffs of large churches in Ohio, Illinois, and Colorado. Together, Carolyn and Craig lead retreats and seminars on marriage and other family-related topics. The Williford family includes two grown sons, the recent additions of two daughters-in-law, and Wendy, the family's beloved black lab.

Carolyn Williford

Carolyn Williford is the author of several books, including "Devotions for Families That Can't Sit Still," Craig Williford is president of Denver Seminary and has served on the senior pastoral staffs of large churches in Ohio, Illinois, and Colorado. Together, Carolyn and Craig lead retreats and seminars on marriage and other family-related topics. The Williford family includes two grown sons, the recent additions of two daughters-in-law, and Wendy, the family's beloved black lab.

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  • Catalogue Code 247877
  • Product Code 080106757X
  • EAN 9780801067570
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Church Life/issues
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Apr 2007
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.313kg

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