When Steeples Cry | Leading Congregations through Loss and Change (Hamman)
Leading the Church through Grief
When Steeples Cry is a book about embodiment — yours and mine — and the nature of loss occurring in North American church contexts. It is not meant to be a "how to" book, but it envisions you being a different kind of leader to your community.
Written especially for church leaders and those seminarians who will serve in mainline Protestant churches, When Steeples Cry identifies the work of mourning as a significant aspect of being a church leader in North America today.
When Steeples Cry explores numerical, relational, material, identity, functional, and systemic losses, and suggests how to grieve well and move on in healthy, life-giving ways.
About the Author
Jaco T. Hamman is assistant professor of pastoral care and counseling at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Paperback: 190 pages (6 x 9 in.)