This workbook will help you understand the role of the church in strengthening community, discover what your church’s reputation is in the neighborhood, and more.
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The Theology of Development - A Biblical Understanding of Christian Mission and Community Development
This is a seven-lesson series designed to help participants deepen their biblical understanding of Christian mission and community development.
By way of conversation and illustration, this book offers a deeper understanding of difficult adoptive challenges with attachment as well as practical recommendations for adoptive parenting methods, when more usual parenting approaches don't work.
Editors Collin Hansen and Jeff Robinson have selected the stories of 12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry in an effort to dismantle the cool factor that prevails in our view of ministry life.
To Plant a Walnut Tree by Trevor Waldock, as the subtitle states, is a conversation about “how to create a fruitful legacy by using your experience.” Waldock engages with people in all walks of life who are concerned about how they are living life and wondering if all their busyness and activity really makes a difference.
Paas’ book is a wonderful crossover volume that speaks about church planting but connects deeply with church renewal.
A Heartbeat of Grace by Kristin Sterk, is a gripping memoir that will take you through her emotional journey of deep loss, grief, forgiveness, healing, and miracles.
In the book Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit, Brad Long, Paul Stokes, and Cindy Strickler share their experiences and learnings to help lead other people into a meaningful dance with the Holy Spirit.
God's Plan: Eliminate Biblical Ignorance by Ren Vandesteeg traces the redemptive message in the Bible step-by-step, chronologically from Genesis through Revelation. The book helps people see that the Bible is more relevant to their lives than ever.
This new fiction novel is a modern Jacob-like story of a young rebellious man who fights God every step of the way.
My new book is 30 days of short readings about the essentials of true leadership communication in the age of social media, turmoil, distrust, and growing conflicts that challenge civil discourse. See the complete post to get a free excerpt!
In Uncomfortable, Brett McCracken analyzes, laments, and offers perspective on the struggle, for as the old saw goes, even if you are fortunate enough to find the perfect church, you will surely ruin it when you join.
In the process of teaching the small people in our lives to worship, our own hearts learn the practice anew. As I perused each day’s lesson, the eight-part pattern began a drumbeat in my thinking about exactly what worship entails.