What Is a Healthy Church?

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Crossway, 2007 - Religion - 126 pages
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What is an ideal church, and how can you tell?

How does it look different from other churches? More importantly, how does it act differently, especially in society? Many of us arenít sure how to answer those questions, even though we probably have some preconceived idea. But with this book, you donít have to wonder any more.

Author Mark Dever seeks to help believers recognize the key characteristics of a healthy church: expositional preaching, biblical theology, and a right understanding of the gospel. Dever then calls us to develop those characteristics in our own churches. By following the example of New Testament authors and addressing church members from pastors to pew sitters, Dever challenges all believers to do their part in maintaining the local church. What Is a Healthy Church? offers timeless truths and practical principles to help each of us fulfill our God-given roles in the body of Christ.


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Very basic, solid thoughts and advice. Read full review

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One of those I would say is a must-read for all Christian leaders who wants to partake in building of a healthy church. Like many books in the series, the book is found on biblical principles ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Mark Dever (PhD, Cambridge University) is senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC, and pastor of 9Marks Ministries. Dever has authored over a dozen books and speaks at conferences nationwide.