Marti Jewell and David Ramey
This is the fourth in a series of five books based on findings of the Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership Project. The volume looks at data from experiences of more than 500 of today’s pastoral leaders in the Catholic Church and documents best practices for the approaching massive, rapidly evolving challenge of pastoral planning. The book contains nine chapters in 4 parts: Spiritually Alive and Healthy Parishes, Visible Commitment to Building the Life of the Parish, Total Ministering Communities, and Emerging Practices. An essential book for pastors and parish leaders. Published by Loyola Press.