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Everything you need to know about church administration

This substantial resource offers pastors and church leaders practical insight into the daily issues of running a church. Conceived and compiled by the editors of Leadership journal, this book covers the full spectrum of ministry practice. You will learn about perennial topics such as

• time management
• negotiating the terms of a call
• handling crisis and conflict
• hiring and managing staff
• conducting special fund drives
• spending church money
•dealing with tax and law considerations

This revised and expanded edition of a proven ministry resource contains new contributions from prominent ministry leaders. Contributors include Leith Anderson, Rick Warren, Brian McLaren, John Ortberg, Aubrey Malphurs, and many others.

James D. Berkley is the editor of Your Church and contributing editor of Leadership journal. He has served as a pastor for more than twenty years.

About the Author

James D. Berkley is the editor of Your Church and contributing editor of Leadership journal. He has served as a pastor for more than twenty years. Berkley lives in Bellevue, Washington.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Baker Books; Exp Rev edition (January 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801068142
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801068140
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #186,010 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Greg Atkinson has been in ministry for over two decades and has been writing, training, speaking and encouraging thousands of church leaders since 2000. Greg has a degree in worship and religion, and is doing post graduate work in the area of leadership.

Greg has been highly published in magazines, on various blogs, and websites such as ChurchLeaders.com, OutreachMagazine.com, FaithVillage.com, XPastor.org, Leadership Network, Catalyst and Pastors.com.

Greg has been a part of several book projects. When Christianity Today updated their Leadership Handbook on Management and Administration (published with Baker), they turned to Greg to write the technology chapter. Greg wrote the Foreword for the book Facebook for Pastors. Greg also wrote a brief section on social justice in Shawn Wood's book Wasabi Gospel.

In the book Churchleaders.com Top 100 Book: The Best Leadership Articles, Practical How-To's and Features of the Year 2012 Edition, Greg had two articles featured. Greg also had an article chosen to be included in the exclusive eBook titled Keep Them Coming: Church Secrets for Closing the Back Door and Engaging New Guests. This eBook is free and offered on ChurchLeaders.com, OutreachMagazine.com, and other Outreach, Inc. websites.

Greg is the author of Church Leadership 101 (an ebook that has been downloaded over 26,000 times). On Amazon, Greg is the author of two books: Church Leadership Essentials and Strange Leadership (a book on innovation). Greg is the Campus Pastor of the Rock Hill Campus of Transformation Church in South Carolina.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By David R. Bess VINE VOICE on May 26, 2003
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This book is one of a series of three works edited by James D. Berkley. Various church leaders give their input on a vast array of topics related to church management and administration. Had I known a reference work of this scope was available, I would have purchased it when initially published.
This work is divided into seven parts: personal management, transitions, leadership, paid-staff supervision, volunteer-staff supervision, management, and finances. Contributing authors include: Leith Anderson, Peter Drucker, Jack Hayford, Aubrey Malphurs, Joseph Stowell, and Chuck Swindoll. Each part of this volume is filled with words of wisdom from men and women who excel in their fields.
I highly recommend this book, and the two other volumes in the series, for all experienced and inexperienced church staff members. There is something here for everyone that will help in working with the various nuts and bolts of ministry. I know of no other title that compares to scope and excellence found here.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 14, 2009
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I purchased this book for academic reasons. But, not that I've finished my studies, I can assure you that this one will stay within easy reach in my office library. A collection of dozens of topic specific essays, each supported by several more articles on the topic, this book is one that I believe I will be referencing throughout my ministry career. A special surprise for me was finding writings from ministry leaders whom I know personally and whose expertise in leadership I have seen demonstrated first hand. This is not a book of management theory, but instead a book of knowledge based on the practical first-hand experience of the writers. It is a must read for all pastors and ministry leaders.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By DCB on January 10, 2007
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I found this book exceedingly easy to read and full of information. My only concern is that some of the information is dated. The book attempts to cover things like tax laws and computers -- these things change so quickly, it's not surprising that the information seems a bit outdated. I do feel there is excellent information in this book regarding choosing the ministry as a career, and what that means. There are just certain chapters I would skip. If I became a senior pastor somewhere and needed to know the latest tax laws, I would call an accountant before I trusted ANY book. Likewise, if I needed to buy a computer at any point, in any capacity, I might turn to a magazine, but never to a book printed several years earlier.
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This book provides the prospective of the bible with regard to the local church administrator role, evangelist life, hiring process, termination, management of self, church money, attitudes and church history and ministry.

These prospective will enable practical decision making on many issues at Board level and bring understanding to the relationship of the leadership and stewardship role of the Church Board. Examples are given on processes in preparing church budgets and many relevant matters in the administration of church affairs.

A must for evangelist and Board members to discuss and agree on their biblical roles and decision making in the Church.

I recommend it highly.

Allan Cunningham
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I heve supposed this book contains what I look for . I prefer books that have many contributors like this . This book is written by many writers which i know are a good writers for example Rick Warren, Peter F Drucker etc. I have my own from these two writers The layout of this book very interesting and inspirative. I will make this book one of my reference in my study and in my everyday activity.
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By Desmond46 on August 27, 2013
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This book is very good on giving people in leadership, a hands up on Christian leadership and how to show Gods work in each persons christian leadership.
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By Coin1963 on May 12, 2013
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I would recommend this book for everyone. There is so much really good information to use in daily living. One of the most helpful books I have read.
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By Mark Lochan on October 2, 2013
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I used this text in school and I truly enjoyed the content of it. It is very informative and relevant for lay ministers and ministers. Great text.
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