4 Ways to Reconsider Your Congregation
Once you have determined the problem that led to church conflict, found a research method, and conducted some data collection, it is time to analyze the data. By looking at your data in different ways, you can see things you wouldn’t normally see. We talk about looking at the data through a variety of different “frames.” We use the word “frame” to mean ways to organize thoughts around the topic of studying congregation — you could also think of it as a lens or an orienting strategy. Each of these frames will provide a different way to look at your congregation — and each can be useful for different reasons.
affect how your congregation reaches
out to the community or the congregation’s morale?
brings people together, in terms
of the activities they do, the things
they value, and the stories