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Right Questions for Church Leaders, Volume 3

By Lovett Weems

“Leaders do not need answers. Leaders must have the right questions.” These two sentences introduce one of the most popular features in each issue of Leading Ideas, the online newsletter of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership Read the rest

Right Questions for Church Leaders, Volume 1

By Lovett Weems

“Leaders do not need answers. Leaders must have the right questions.” These two sentences introduce one of the most popular features in each issue of Leading Ideas, the online newsletter of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership Read the rest

Right Questions for Church Leaders, Volume 2

By Lovett Weems

“Leaders do not need answers. Leaders must have the right questions.” These two sentences introduce one of the most popular features in each issue of “Leading Ideas,” the online newsletter of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership Read the rest

Shift: Helping Congregations Back Into the Game of Effective Ministry

By Phil Maynard

An exploration of 5 key shifts congregations must make to become vital, effective, and fruitful: 1. From Fellowship to Hospitality, 2. From Worship as an Event to Worship as a Lifestyle, 3. From Membership to Discipleship, 4. Read the rest

THE CHURCH: Why Bother?: The Nature, Purpose, & Functions of the Local Church

By Jeffrey D. Johnson and Richard P. Belcher

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE AND MISSION OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST?

“Since Christ loved the church enough to die for her, every believer ought to share that passion. Jeffrey Johnson clearly Read the rest

Real Good Church: How Our Church Came Back from the Dead, and Yours Can, Too

By Molly Phinney Baskette

Brian D. McLaren praises Real Good Church. . .
“OK, folks: it’s here: the practical, encouraging, field-tested book to help pastors and lay leaders turn declining churches around. Really. This is it! It names the skills Read the rest

Effective Evangelistic Churches

By Thom Rainer

Part research project, part detective story, this book presents results from the most comprehensive study of successful churches in history. These 586 churches across America all excel in winning new souls for Christ, and have a remarkable Read the rest

Renovate or Die: 10 Ways to Focus Your Church on Mission

By Bob Farr and Kay Kotan

Bob Farr asserts that to change the world, we must first change the Church. As Adam Hamilton says in the Foreword, “Read [this book] carefully with other leaders in your church…You’ll soon discover both Read the rest

Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church

By Bob Farr and Kay Kotan

Ten Prescriptions for a Healthy Church
offers prescriptions for the top ten issues seen during church
consultations. Bob Farr and Kay Kotan share their expertise from working
with churches across the country, detailing the Read the rest