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  • Volkskirche weiterdenkenby Bernd-Michael Haese; Uta Pohl-Patalong

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 29.33

    Der Prozess der gegenwärtigen Kirchenreform stellt die Frage nach der Rolle der Kirche in der heutigen Gesellschaft in dringlicher Schärfe. Wie versteht die Kirche ihre Aufgaben in der "Welt", für welche Menschen ist sie zuständig, an welcher Vision von "Kirche" orientiert sie sich? Alles andere als ein "Auslaufmodell",... more...

  • Zwischen Revolution und Aufbruchby Klaus Beurle

    Echter Verlag 2012; US$ 10.40

    Pakistan, Tunesien, Ägypten und Myanmar - vier Länder, in denen Revolutionen und Umwälzungen stattgefunden haben bzw. noch im Gang sind. Klaus Beurle hat sie in der ersten Hälfte des Jahres 2012 mehrere Wochen lang besucht. In seinen zahlreichen Begegnungen ging es ihm vor allem um die Menschen dieser Länder in ihrem Alltag, aber auch um die Rolle... more...

  • Entweltlichung oder Einmischung - wie viel Kirche braucht Gesellschaft?by Jörg Alt

    Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 13.24

    Papst Benedikts Forderung nach "Entweltlichung" bei seinem Besuch 2011 hat Deutschlands Katholiken ratlos zurückgelassen: War es ein Plädoyer zur Abschaffung der Kirchensteuer? Zu einer spirituelleren, unpolitischen Kirche? Zu einer anderen Form gesellschaftspolitischen Engagements als bisher? Das Unpräzise an dieser Rede provoziert ein Nachdenken... more...

  • Kirche kompaktby Dorothee Boss

    Echter Verlag 2010; US$ 3.78

    Heutzutage stellen viele Menschen Fragen nach der Bedeutung der katholischen Kirche. Volk Gottes, sozialer Dienstleister, Ämterkirche - die Kirche hat viele Gesich-ter. Alle, die ein besseres Verständnis von Sinn und Legitimation der Kirche suchen, fin-den hier eine leicht verständliche Einführung. Aber auch regelmäßig praktizierende Christen können... more...

  • Congregational Leadership in Anxious Timesby Peter L. Steinke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 19.99

    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. With this book, internationally respected consultant Peter Steinke goes deeper into the requirements of effective congregational... more...

  • Leading Change in the Congregationby Gilbert R. Rendle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    Many books have been written about leadership and change, but until now none has focused on the kind of change that tears at a community's very fabric. Alban senior consultant Gil Rendle provides a respectful context for understanding change, especially the experiences and resistances that people feel. Rendle pulls together theory, research, and his... more...

  • Becoming Barnabasby Paul Moots

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 17.99

    Western culture has made a cult of success, and the church has accepted the larger culture's definition, focusing on success as growth in membership and budget, rather growth in faithfulness as disciples of Jesus. When we do not measure up, we become discouraged, disillusioned, and perhaps even envious. Moots details numerous examples to show how the... more...

  • Humble Leadershipby N. Graham Standish

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 19.99

    There comes a point at which leaderhsip can break down precisely because of our success as leaders. When confidence turns to pride and arrogance, we lose sight of the people that we have been called to serve and become consumed with following our own vision. Graham Standish offers a way forward that moves us through this paradox by seeking to humbly... more...

  • The Meandering Wayby Gary A. Shockley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    How often do you feel overwhelmed by the pace of your life? These days it's easy to work harder and harder, constantly pushing ourselves and those around us so that we and our congregations can be "successful." We forget that our drive to succeed can prevent us from taking the time to stop and listen for what God is calling us and our congregations... more...

  • Clip Inby Jim Ozier; Fiona Haworth

    Abingdon Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    The big risk and big reward of hospitality. more...