• Memoir of respected and nationally known founder of The Alban Institute
• Reflections on changes in congregational development theory over 40 years
Navigating the treacherous waters of congregational and cultural change can be daunting, but knowing that others have come safely through those waters before can make the journey less unsettling. As founder and president of The Alban Institute, Loren Mead helped hundreds of churches steer around the shoals and whirlpools. In this new book, he reflects on what he learned over five decades of ministry and leadership, and offers inspiration for a new generation of leaders seeking to create change.
For Episcopal and mainline church ordained and lay leaders