Transforming Church Boards into Communities

by Charles M. Olsen

Discover inspiring, practical ways your board can make its meetings become opportunities for deepening faith, developing leadership, and church renewal. Research included interviews with lay leaders; clergy; and seminary, judicatory, and denominational staff from mainline Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, and Evangelical Christian faith traditions.

  • Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; February 1995
  • ISBN: 9781566996815
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  • Title: Transforming Church Boards into Communities
  • Author: Charles M. Olsen
  • Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

About The Author

Rev. Dr. Charles M. (Chuck) Olsen, ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA), directs Worshipful-Work: Center for Transforming Religious Leadership. He is an experienced consultant, conference presenter, and spiritual director for clergy and lay leaders, and has special interests in national and local church renewal and revitalization. Chuck's Alban Institute book, Transforming Church Boards into Communities of Spiritual Leaders details his four-year project on the integration of spirituality and administration in church boards and councils. He is also co-author of Discerning God's Will Together.