Never Call Them Jerks

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Never Call Them Jerks ❴EPUB❵ ✰ Never Call Them Jerks Author Arthur Paul Boers – Polishdarling.co.uk No church is immune to the problems that can arise when parishioners behave in difficult ways Responding to such situations with self awareness and in a manner true to one s faith tradition makes the No church is immune to the problems that can arise when parishioners behave in difficult ways Responding to such situations with self awareness and in a manner true to one s faith tradition makes the difference between peace and disaster In this must read book, Boers shows how a better understanding of difficult behavior can help congregational leaders avoid the trap of labeling such parishioners and exercise self care when the going gets rough.


10 thoughts on “Never Call Them Jerks

  1. Al Gritten Al Gritten says:

    First, let me say that I am not a big fan of systems theory That is not to say that I don t think it is accurate, it is I just don t like the study of systems, it is just not my particular thing However, as far as books on systems theory go, I have to say that this is one of the better ones I ve read The first few chapters are a bit slow and somewhat repetitive if you are familiar with family systems theories and their applications Steinke and Leas, for example But the last half of the bo First, let me say that I am not a big fan of systems theory That is not to say that I don t think it is accurate, it is I just don t like the study of systems, it is just not my particular thing However, as far as books on systems theory go, I have to say that this is one of the better ones I ve read The first few chapters are a bit slow and somewhat repetitive if you are familiar with family systems theories and their applications Steinke and Leas, for example But the last half of the book is very well done, and perhaps the best I ve read on systems theory applications It is worth reading the first chapters to get to the rest


  2. Phil Phil says:

    This is my second time reading Boer s book on difficult behavior which is, in my opinion, one of the better book on dealing with difficult behavior out there While it is written from the point of a view of a pastor, as a Christian teacher, I have found in both my readings that there is so much that is useful that it has repaid me the effort of translating its suggestions into my own life I particularly like the suggestion that we avoid attaching hostile labels on people who are difficult and t This is my second time reading Boer s book on difficult behavior which is, in my opinion, one of the better book on dealing with difficult behavior out there While it is written from the point of a view of a pastor, as a Christian teacher, I have found in both my readings that there is so much that is useful that it has repaid me the effort of translating its suggestions into my own life I particularly like the suggestion that we avoid attaching hostile labels on people who are difficult and the suggestion that difficult people and situations have something to teach us That has been my experience in teaching as well, so it is good to be reminded


  3. Robert Lowry Robert Lowry says:

    I ve read this book at least 20 times If you are in ministry or not, it is a must read.


  4. Jim Jim says:

    Great easy read on family systems and how it applies to church leadership and church dynamics A good starter book for those not ready for Edwin Friedman s Generations to Generations which is quoted extensively.


  5. Graham Graham says:

    A slim paperback which concisely describes the many reasons so many Christians find it difficult to handle conflict well and suggests many ways to handle conflict better.


  6. Aleta Aleta says:

    Various leaders at my church all read this book It helped spawn some good discussion of things we need to do.


  7. Tom Buratovich Tom Buratovich says:

    Just a wonderful book about reconciliation and how being negative, mean, and violent to another is a boomerang process that whacks you in the head with all that you are dishing out.


  8. Craig Cottongim Craig Cottongim says:

    Read this on the flight home from Chicago, a quick read, filled with great info.


  9. Susan Susan says:

    Re read this and found it helpful Boers writes from a family systems framework and is concise It s a quick read to refresh one s memory on handling conflict or communication issues.


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10 thoughts on “Never Call Them Jerks

  1. Al Gritten Al Gritten says:

    First, let me say that I am not a big fan of systems theory That is not to say that I don t think it is accurate, it is I just don t like the study of systems, it is just not my particular thing However, as far as books on systems theory go, I have to say that this is one of the better ones I ve read The first few chapters are a bit slow and somewhat repetitive if you are familiar with family systems theories and their applications Steinke and Leas, for example But the last half of the bo First, let me say that I am not a big fan of systems theory That is not to say that I don t think it is accurate, it is I just don t like the study of systems, it is just not my particular thing However, as far as books on systems theory go, I have to say that this is one of the better ones I ve read The first few chapters are a bit slow and somewhat repetitive if you are familiar with family systems theories and their applications Steinke and Leas, for example But the last half of the book is very well done, and perhaps the best I ve read on systems theory applications It is worth reading the first chapters to get to the rest


  2. Phil Phil says:

    This is my second time reading Boer s book on difficult behavior which is, in my opinion, one of the better book on dealing with difficult behavior out there While it is written from the point of a view of a pastor, as a Christian teacher, I have found in both my readings that there is so much that is useful that it has repaid me the effort of translating its suggestions into my own life I particularly like the suggestion that we avoid attaching hostile labels on people who are difficult and t This is my second time reading Boer s book on difficult behavior which is, in my opinion, one of the better book on dealing with difficult behavior out there While it is written from the point of a view of a pastor, as a Christian teacher, I have found in both my readings that there is so much that is useful that it has repaid me the effort of translating its suggestions into my own life I particularly like the suggestion that we avoid attaching hostile labels on people who are difficult and the suggestion that difficult people and situations have something to teach us That has been my experience in teaching as well, so it is good to be reminded


  3. Robert Lowry Robert Lowry says:

    I ve read this book at least 20 times If you are in ministry or not, it is a must read.


  4. Jim Jim says:

    Great easy read on family systems and how it applies to church leadership and church dynamics A good starter book for those not ready for Edwin Friedman s Generations to Generations which is quoted extensively.


  5. Graham Graham says:

    A slim paperback which concisely describes the many reasons so many Christians find it difficult to handle conflict well and suggests many ways to handle conflict better.


  6. Aleta Aleta says:

    Various leaders at my church all read this book It helped spawn some good discussion of things we need to do.


  7. Tom Buratovich Tom Buratovich says:

    Just a wonderful book about reconciliation and how being negative, mean, and violent to another is a boomerang process that whacks you in the head with all that you are dishing out.


  8. Craig Cottongim Craig Cottongim says:

    Read this on the flight home from Chicago, a quick read, filled with great info.


  9. Susan Susan says:

    Re read this and found it helpful Boers writes from a family systems framework and is concise It s a quick read to refresh one s memory on handling conflict or communication issues.


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