- Paperback: 176 pages
- Publisher: Chalice Press; Second Printing edition (February 1, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 082723452X
- ISBN-13: 978-0827234529
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
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Sacred Acts, Holy Change: Faithful Diversity and Practical Transformation Paperback – February 1, 2002
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"Eric Law anchors the planning of change in his conviction that God is the principal actor in the process. Based on this refreshing approach to holy change, Law offers a cyclical prescription that leads readers in alternating between discernment and planning processes so that their discernment of God's presence functions as the hub of the wheel of their planning. With Law's guidance, the biblical God who 'is doing new things' is sought and served in planning efforts that become sacred acts for holy change."
About the Author
Eric H. F. Law, and Episcopalian priest, is the founder and executive director of the kaleidoscope Institute, the missio of which is to create inclusive and sustainable churches and communities. For more than 20 years, he has provided transformative and comprehensive training and resources for churches and ministries in all the major church denominations in the United States and Canada. He writes a weekly blog called The Sustainist: Spirituality for Sustainable Communities in a Networked World. Visit his blog at http://ehflaw.typepad.com/blog/
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This book is divided into two sections. The first section explores issues of diversity, organizational culture, and transformation processes. The second section describes in detail Law's "Process for Planned Change." The book is filled with vivid examples and stories, deep theological reflection, and practical insight.
Although Law's primary concerns surround multicultural issues, the process can also be applied to any type of congregational transformation: declining membership, reaching a growth plateau, a congregation-wide long-range planning and renewal process, or any situation where the congregation seem "stuck."
The process references material from Law's earlier three books, so it is helpful if you have them as well. You should probably read at least one of Law's earlier books before moving on to Sacred Acts, Holy Change. Wolf/Lamb focuses on multiculturalism and a process for Bible study. Bush focuses on dialogue and incorporating liturgy into the dialogue process. Inclusion introduces the concept of a "grace margin" between unchallenging safety and fearful conflict.
Law is an Episcopal priest and highly-regarded consultant on issues of multicultural leadership and organizational development. His ideas have developed through his work with over 75 congregations.