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Well-intentioned dragons

Marshall Shelley

Well-intentioned dragons

ministering to problem people in the church

by Marshall Shelley

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Published by Christianity Today, Word Books in Carol Stream, Ill, Waco, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church controversies.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 151-153.

    StatementMarshall Shelley.
    SeriesThe Leadership library ;, v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV652.9 .S5 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2853356M
    ISBN 100917463048
    LC Control Number84015758

      (Lest anybody be wondering who the “dragons” are.) (I digress!) Well-Intentioned Dragons Ministering to Problem People in the Church by Marshall Shelley (find it on amazon here) This book is a phenomenal read for anyone in vocational ministry. First of all, it is an extremely quick read. Well-Intentioned Dragons guides those on church staffs in facing the strenuous task of dealing with difficult people—even ministering while under attack. Based on real-life stories of battle-scarred veterans, Marshall Shelly presents a clear picture of God’s love for those on both sides of the problem.

    These books, originally published Well-Intentioned Dragons Leadership Books. In This Book Subscribe to Christianity Today and get 2 special issues from CT Pastors each year plus instant. Get this from a library! Ministering to problem people in your church: what to do with well-intentioned dragons. [Marshall Shelley] -- "Tested strategies to help pastors and church leaders deal with problem people in the church and minister more effectively--even to those who make their lives difficult. Includes ways to combat.

    Ministering to Problem People in Your Church will guide you in dealing with these challenging people. Based on real-life accounts of battle-scarred veterans, this book helps you go beyond just tolerating problem people to limiting their damage and showing them God's love. You'll discover effective strategies to turn dissidents into disciples. Ministering to Problem People in Your Church will guide you in dealing with these challenging people. Based on real-life accounts of battle-scarred veterans, this book helps you go beyond just tolerating problem people to limiting their damage and showing them God's love. You'll discover effective strategies to turn dissidents into : Mr Marshall Shelley; Rick McKinley.


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Well-intentioned dragons by Marshall Shelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marshall Shelley is a vice president of Christianity Today, Inc. He is also the author of several books including Well-Intentioned Dragons and Helping Those Who Don't Want to Be Helped. He holds a journalism degree from Bethel College in Minnesota and a from Denver Seminary in Colorado.

Marshall and his family live in Illinois/5(58). Well intentioned Christians can be dragons in any church, and in this book they are characterized, recognized and shown how to work with these people. I highly recommend this book, it was an easy, informative, quick read, which will remain on my book shelf for future reference.4/5.

Marshall Shelley is a vice president of Christianity Today, Inc. He is also the author of several books including Well-Intentioned Dragons and Helping Those Who Don't Want to Be Helped. He holds a journalism degree from Bethel College in Minnesota and a from Denver Seminary in Colorado.

Marshall and his family live in Illinois/5(55). Buy a cheap copy of Well-Intentioned Dragons: Ministering to book by Marshall Shelley. Every church has them--sincere, well-meaning Christians who leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake.

They don't intend to be Free shipping over $ Mass Market PaperbackPaperbackHardcoverMass Market PaperbackPaperbackHardcover/5(5). This book had been suggested to me a couple of times on how to handle criticism in the church.

The book seems to assume the criticism is always unwarranted and you the leader will always be in the right and you should handle critics as well-intentioned but wrong/5. Well- Intentioned Dragons: Ministering to Problem People in the Church By Marshall Shelley This is a book about ministering while under attack.

The goal in handling dragons is not to destroy them, not merely to disassociate, but to make them disciples. Well-intentioned dragons, of course, have good reasons for seeking power, usually because Author: Bobby Gilstrap.

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Sightings of these dragons are all too common. As one veteran pastor says, “Anyone who’s been in ministry more than an hour and a half knows the wrath of a dragon.” Or, as ministry veteran Harry Ironside described it, “Wherever there’s light, there’s bugs.” Research by Leadership Journal, a professional publication.

Ministering to Problem People in Your Church will guide you in dealing with these challenging people. Based on real-life accounts of battle-scarred veterans, this book helps you go beyond just tolerating problem people to limiting their damage and showing them God's love.

You'll discover effective strategies to turn dissidents into disciples/5(27). Do you face well-intentioned dragons. Every church has them--sincere, well-meaning Christians who leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake. They don't intend to be hostile; they don't consciously plot destruction or breed discontent/5(6).

Ministering to Problem People in Your Church will guide you in dealing with these challenging people. Based on real-life accounts of battle-scarred veterans, this book helps you go beyond just tolerating problem people to limiting their damage and showing them God's love.

You'll discover effective strategies to turn dissidents into disciples.4/5(). I picked up this book called Well-Intentioned Dragons: Ministering to Problem People in the Church by Marshall Shelley.

So far, it has been an enjoyable read. I hope to do a book review once I am finished. He gives a short description of these dragons: “Within the church. they are often sincere, well-meaning saints, but they leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake.

Get this from a library. Well-intentioned dragons: ministering to problem people in the church. [Marshall Shelley]. Marshall Shelley wrote an excellent book on this subject, whose title I’ve taken for my message this morning: Well-Intentioned Dragons (Carol Stream, Illinois: Christianity Today, Inc., ).

He identifies several such “dragons” at work today. They were all active in the apostolic church. Marshall Shelley is the author of Well-Intentioned Dragons ( avg rating, ratings, 56 reviews, published ), Ministering to Problem People in Y 4/5.

But there are dragons, and these dragons, as well-intentioned as they may be, can cause serious damage. So here, borrowed from the book, are some ideas on how a blogger can handle a dragon: 1. Learn to recognize dragons – Learn what a dragon looks like and try to understand why they are acting the way they are.

Sometimes we talk too much. Sometimes we help too much. Sometimes we become well-intentioned dragons. Marshall Shelley writes about his book Well-Intentioned Dragons, Every church has them–sincere, well-meaning Christians who leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake.

They’ don’t intend to be difficult; they’ don’t consciously plot destruction or breed. The Paperback of the Ministering to Problem People in Your Church: What to Do With Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley at Barnes & Noble.

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He writes: ‘Every church has them – sincere, well-meaning Christians who leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake. Marshall Shelley’s “Well-Intentioned Dragons” seeks to be that help. Shelley uses a strong metaphor of a dragon to describe “well-meaning saints who drive pastors to distraction and sap the vitality from the church” (p.

And the book addresses how to best approach such dragons in a God-honoring fashion. Ministering to Problem People in Your Church: What to Do With Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley When I began reading this book I was concerned that it was a bunch of figures and not very helpful.

As a pastor, I must say this book ended up being extremely helpful/5(28).Sometimes we talk too much. Sometimes we help too much. Sometimes we become well-intentioned dragons.

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