Breakout Churches: Discover How to Make the Leap

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Zondervan, Jan 1, 2005 - Religion - 272 pages
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Breakout Churches Can Your Church Become One?This is the story of thirteen churches and the leaders who moved them from stagnancy to growth and from mediocrity to greatness. Drawing on one of the most comprehensive studies ever on the church, this book reveals the process of becoming a "breakout" church and the factors that lead to this spiritual metamorphosis. Eighty percent of the approximately 400,000 churches in the United States are either declining or at a plateau. Is there hope for the American church? Breakout Churches offers a resounding "yes!" and offers specific examples and principles to help you and your church become more effective.
  

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Breakout Churches

User Review  - Adam Miller - Christianbook.com

After discussing my resent review of Ed Stetzer's book Comeback Churches with a pastor friend, he asked if I had ever read Breakout Churches by Thom Rainer. It seemed that we were demonstrating the ... Read full review

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User Review  - RevKevinCobb - Christianbook.com

Great book! All churches should take the data gathered by Dr. Rainer and his team, examine their church in light of the data, and make appropriate adjustments to make sure they are doing their best ... Read full review

Contents

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15
II
35
III
53
IV
69
V
91
VI
111
VII
129
VIII
147
X
165
XI
185
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About the author (2005)

Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. He served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twelve years where he was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism. Rainer graduated from the University of Alabama in 1977. He earned his Master of Divinity and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to speaking in hundreds of venues, Rainer led Rainer Group, a church and denominational consulting firm, from 1990 to 2005. Rainer is the author of twenty-two books, including Breakout Churches, Simple Life, Simple Church, Raising Dad, The Millennials, and Essential Church. His book, I Am a Church Member, hit #1 on the CBA best-seller list.

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