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Fall 1990: Assimilation

Volume 11
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In this Issue
FROM THE EDITOR
THE ODD BUNCH
How to include the group that doesn't naturally fit.
THE TEFLON CHURCH
Why do members slide right out of some churches, and what can be done about it?
The Velcro Church
The Velcro Church
How to help new adherents adhere—here.
IN SEARCH OF THE EFFECTIVE CHURCH
Not all healthy churches look alike, but a few family resemblances can be detected.
Keys to Congregational Singing
In worship, our most important choir is in the pews.
A METRICAL TOOL
WHAT MAKES A STAFF SUCCEED?
CANDID CANDIDATING
Asking the right questions of the right people minimizes the surprises.
EASING TENSIONS WITH CHURCH NEIGHBORS
Can loving your neighbor apply to those next door to the church?
JUST BEING NEIGHBORLY
The Shadow of a Megachurch
Neighboring churches, big and small, can enjoy a healthy coexistence.
NINE OPTIONS IN A CHANGING NEIGHBORHOOD
How a church can stay alive in the midst of a community in transition.
RIDING THE WAVE OF SILVER & GRAY
How churches can reach and retain the increasing number of seniors.
When Should Newcomers Become Leaders?
How to pace leadership development.
FINDING THE FIT
How one church matches the right people to the right ministries.
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