Memories, Hopes, and Conversations (2nd Edition)
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About "Memories, Hopes, and Conversations (2nd Edition)"
Memories, Hopes, and Conversations is a powerful resource that introduces readers to Appreciative Inquiry-a transformational organizational change process that focuses on the strengths of a group. The second edition has been revised and expanded throughout, featuring important new materials on leadership and missional frameworks, as well as five chapters from pastors describing the transformational experiences of their churches and neighbors using Appreciative Inquiry. The book offers a dynamic overview of the Appreciative Inquiry process, real stories of change in action, and a wealth of practical resources for churches to pursue this journey of appreciation, imagination, and change. The second edition includes dynamic stories of Appreciative Inquiry in practice from: Christopher Gobrecht (New Covenant United Methodist Church, Maryland), Jim S. Amstutz (Akron Mennonite Church, Pennsylvania), Jean Burch (Community Bible Church, California), Andrew Menzies (Camberwell Baptist Church, Australia), Michael R. Wilson (Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania).
Meet the Author
Mark Lau Branson
Mark Lau Branson (M.A., School of Theology at Claremont; Ed.D., University of San Francisco) is the Homer L. Goddard Associate Professor of the Ministry of the Laity at Fuller Theological Seminary. He teaches courses in congregational leadership and community engagement.