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Dottie Parish brings a seasoned counselor’s wise viewpoint and the soft heart of a child of God to her first book called Changing Churches: A View from the Pew.

A longtime resident of the greater Cincinnati area, Parish holds a Master of Social Work degree from Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University.

She has more than 30 years of professional experience as a counselor at two family service agencies as well as in private practice. Her experience included diagnosing and treating individuals representing a wide variety of problems, socioeconomic backgrounds, and ages as well as short and long term therapy. Her private practice included individual, marital and family therapy with special interest in helping couple...more


How am I qualified to write about Changing Churches? Good question. I’m a two time “church switcher.” I’ve walked this painful road. I’m also a clinical social worker. I know that losing relationships is very painful – and church membership is about relationships with precious brothers and sisters in Christ. It’s not easy to leave a church and most people don’t do so nonchalantly.

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Changing Churches: A View From the Pew (Nonfiction)
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Description: Changing Churches describes, through the eyes of one couple, the difficult journey that “church switchers” travel—a journey often precipitated by disruptive church changes. The book encourages Christ-like transformative change in churches rather than man-devised makeovers.
Changing Churches: A View From the Pew (Nonfiction)
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Description: Changing Churches describes, through the eyes of one couple, the difficult journey that “church switchers” travel—a journey often precipitated by disruptive church changes. The book encourages Christ-like transformative change in churches rather than man-devised makeovers.

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