Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples

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B&H Publishing Group, 2006 - Religion - 257 pages
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The simple revolution is here. From the iPod design to Google’s uncluttered homepage, simple ideas are changing the world.

Multi-awarded #1 national bestseller Simple Church guides Christians back to the simple gospel-sharing methods of Jesus. No bells or whistles required. Based on case studies of 400 American churches, Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger prove the disciple-making process is often too complex. Simple churches thrive by taking four ideas to heart: Clarity. Movement. Alignment. Focus.

Simple Church examines each idea, clearly showing why it is time to simplify.

 

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Fantastic Book

User Review  - Pqastor Johnny - Christianbook.com

Excellent book, really gives good guide lines for moving leadership into a successful venture. Doesn't give you detailed steps, but guides you through the processes in such a way any church, leader ... Read full review

Incredible Resource for Church Leaders

User Review  - Jonno - Christianbook.com

After I began reading Simple Church, I began to see elements of ministries I have been involved in and am currently in through the examples given. Amazingly, Simple Church brings not only relevant ... Read full review

Contents

Simple Revolution
3
The Simple and NotSoSimple
29
Simple Church An Extreme Makeover
57
Three Simple Stories
83
Clarity Starting with a Ministry Blueprint
109
Movement Removing Congestion
135
Alignment Maximizing the Energy
165
Focus Saying No to Almost Everything
197
Becoming Simple
227
Research Design Methodology
243
Frequently Asked Questions
249
About the Authors
257
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About the author (2006)

Thom S. Rainer is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, one of the largest Christian resource companies in the world. He is also a best-selling author and leading expert in the field of church research. Rainer and his wife, Nellie Jo, have three grown sons and live in Nashville, Tennessee.

Eric Geiger serves as executive pastor of Christ Fellowship, a large and growing multicultural church comprised of more than seventy nationalities near Miami, Florida. He and his wife, Kaye, have one daughter, Eden.

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