Additional Resources for Local Churches

Books and Other Printed Material   Other Church Innovations Links

Sex, Worship and Power: being caught Christian rather than right - Keifert, Ellison

Dwelling in the Word - Ellison, Keifert

Annotated Bibliography of Conflict and Discernment Approaches - Hagley

Managing your Church through Conflict - Leas

Growing Healthier Congregations - Keifert, Ellison, Duty

Spiritual Discernment for Thriving in Change - Keifert, Ellison

Church FutureFinder User Guide - Church Innovations Research Team

Discernment Insights - Gordon Scruton

Research Findings on Church Conflict 1990-2010 - Church Innovations Research Team


Help for your Staff Transition: Healthy movement through church leadership change

Congregational Discovery: recording and interpreting your congregation’s culture

Church FutureFinder: narrating the numbers in your church and its community

Congregational Timeline: We are here now. Where have we been?

Partnership for Missional Church: a journey of spiritual discernment into God’s mission

Staff Covenanting: how paid and volunteer staff become authorized and accountable to God’s mission for your church