Learning to Talk Sheep | Understanding Those You Lead (Perry & Perry)

Learning to Talk Sheep | Understanding Those You Lead (Perry & Perry)

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The Types of Church Sheep

Learning to Talk Sheep: Understanding Those You Lead uses the biblical image of the people of God as sheep, and the pastor as their shepherd, to describe the major personality types of church members that every minister encounters.

With full descriptions of the types of sheep -- and how they are likely to respond in common situations -- Christopher W. Perry and C. Wayne Perry give concrete guidance for ministers to work more efficiently and effectively with those they shepherd. Learning to Talk Sheep enables ministers to help each member of their flock achieve their full potential.

About the Authors

Christopher W. Perry is pastor at Good News United Methodist Church in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He holds a D.Min and M.Div from Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the co-author of The Church Mouse: Leadership Lessons from the Magic Kingdom.

C. Wayne Perry holds a D.Min. from Emory University and an M.Div. from Wesley Theological Seminary. He is professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Amridge University and pastoral psychotherapist at Samaritan Counseling Center in Montgomery, Alabama.

Paperback: 144 pages (5.5 x 8.5 in.)
ISBN 978-0-8298-1850-5