The Old and New Testaments are replete with examples of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and evaluating long before North America began using them in their business ventures. This chapter will provide the reader with biblical examples and theological principles of organization and administration which have their origins in the Bible. Each of the five managerial functions will be surveyed and explored through the lens of the Old and New Testaments with the hope that the reader will come to a realization that God is the ultimate author of sound principles of management.
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Management Essentials for Christian Ministries is a thorough examination of management principles for Christian ministries including churches, denominations, and parachurch organizations. Contributors represent a diverse denominational cross section.
Study of management principles is required coursework for seminary students today. Management Essentials For Christian Ministries represents a thorough treatment of all issues regarding church administration and functions and provides a theological grounding for organizational approaches to church management.