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In Case of Katrina: Reinventing the Church in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Since six months after landfall, Ellen Blue has taught "The Church's Response to Katrina." It sidesteps disaster response, where clearly the church should be involved. What was unclear was how leaders in a connectional denomination like United Methodism should decide which churches to merge or decommission after floods destroyed seventy churches and displaced ninety pastor ...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published August 4th 2016 by Cascade Books
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Although the book is, as the title states, about reinventing the church in a specific place in specific circumstances, it also serves as a primer for the rest of us. We all need counsel and encouragement in dealing with our situations--for example, how to be what the church is supposed to be; how to recognize and develop and encourage leadership; how to reach out successfully to the nones and dones; and so on. To summarize: read this book.