Table of contents for The power of asset mapping : how your congregation can act on its gifts / Luther K. Snow.


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Foreword by John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann 
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1	The WHAT: What is Congregational Asset Mapping?
Chapter 1	A Personal Asset Starter
Begin with Basic Assets
Look for Hidden Assets
Find the Assets inside Needs
Widen Your Circle
Connect the Dots
Chapter 2	The Quick and Simple Congregational Asset-Mapping Experience
An Overview
Recognize Your Assets
Connect the Dots
Vote with Your Feet
Learn by Doing
Part 2	The HOW: How Do We Map Assets?
Chapter 3	Basements, Halls, and Meeting Rooms: Opportunities Everywhere 
Who Me?
With Whom?
When Can I Put Asset Mapping in Action?
How Do I Introduce the Idea to a Group?
How Do I Get Ready to Lead a Group?
How Will We Use Our Time?
Try It And See! 
Chapter 4	Before Step One: An Optional Jumping-Off Point
What Happens: Centering 
The Facilitator's Task
The Process
Steering Clear of Dead Ends
Keys for Noticing God's Will
The Main Thing to Remember
Chapter 5	Step One: Recognizing Our Assets
What Happens: Abundance
The Facilitator's Task
The Process 
Steering Clear of Dead Ends
Keys for Recognizing Our Assets
The Main Thing to Remember
Chapter 6	Step Two: Connecting the Dots
What Happens: Affinity
The Facilitator's Task
The Process
Steering Clear of Dead-Ends
Keys for Connecting the Dots
The Main Thing to Remember
Chapter 7	Step Three: Voting With Our Feet
What Happens: Release
The Facilitator's Task
The Process
Steering Clear of Dead Ends
Keys for Voting with Our Feet
The Main Thing to Remember
Chapter 8	Reflecting on Asset Mapping: An End, a Beginning, a Renewal
What Happens: Reflection
The Facilitator's Task
The Process
Steering Clear of Dead Ends
Keys For Reflecting on Asset Mapping
The Main Thing To Remember
Part 3	The WHY: Why does Asset Mapping Work?
Chapter 9	The Inner Workings of Asset Mapping 
Learning from Congregational Asset Mapping
Modeling Faith In Community
Good Cycles And Bad Cycles 
Open-Sum And Fixed-Sum Dynamics
Breaking out with Asset Mapping
Open-Sum Faith, Open-Sum Community
Chapter 10	Frequently Shared Lessons
What Congregational Asset Mapping Is, and Is Not 
Recapping Lessons from the Quick and Simple Experience 
Strategy For Open-Sum Action 
After The Quick And Simple Experience
Chapter 11	More Frequently Shared Lessons: Congregational Life 
Stewardship
Congregational Development
Faith Partnerships
Compassion and Justice in Public Life
Evangelism
Epilogue	An Asset Mapper Reads the Bible
The Fullness of Grace: The Parable of The Talents
The Wholeness of Grace: Psalm 23
The Presence of Grace: The Loaves and the Fishes
Coda
Appendix




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Church management, Social surveys, Mission of the church