Can Our Church Live

Author: Alice Mann
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1566994810
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Can Our Church Live from the Author: Alice Mann. Nothing on earth lives forever—not even congregations. Alban Institute senior consultant Alice Mann explains how the natural life cycle of a congregation, as well as other internal and external factors, can produce a congregation that is in real trouble. She then offers hope for congregations that want to change. Practical options for congregations, leadership challenges for laity and clergy, and ways to work with denominations are detailed and engaging discussion questions provide a basis for congregational planning

Christianity It S Like This

Author: David R. Smith
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 1634091922
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Christianity It S Like This from the Author: David R. Smith. Do you ever feel like Christianity is way too complicated? Most people in America--and too many within the Church--don't have an accurate understanding of biblical Christianity, let alone, how to live it. Adding to this confusion is a world that continues to shift its ethics while offering a buffet of religious options. Christianity. . .It's Like This exposes the most important elements of the Christian faith, as well as the underlying weaknesses that threaten to corrupt it. This perfect fusion of precise doctrinal instruction and real-world application offers an uncomplicated, life-changing understanding of the Christian faith.

The American Missionary

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The American Missionary from the Author: . Vols. 13-62 include abridged annual reports and proceedings of the annual meetings of the American Missionary Association, 1869-1908; v.38-62 include abridged annual reports of the Society's Executive committee, 1883/1884- 1907/1908.

Exalting Jesus In 1 2 Thessalonians

Author: Mark Howell
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 0805499377
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Exalting Jesus In 1 2 Thessalonians from the Author: Mark Howell. Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Thessalonians is one volume in Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary series. This series affirms that the Bible is a Christ-centered book, containing a unified story of redemptive history of which Jesus is the hero. It’s presented as sermons, divided into chapters that conclude with a “Reflect & Discuss” section, making this series ideal for small group study, personal devotion, and even sermon preparation. It’s not academic but rather presents an easy-reading, practical and friendly commentary. The series is projected to be 48 volumes.

Escape From Church Inc

Author: E. Glenn Wagner
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310861837
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Escape From Church Inc from the Author: E. Glenn Wagner. A call for pastors to return to their biblical calling as shepherds. Escape from Church, Inc. calls pastor-leaders away from the business executive model of doing church and back to the model of a caring shepherd who tends his sheep. Wagner offers a practical and biblically sound view of how pastors can become all God intended them to be and guides them into new vision, new values, and a new way of pastoring that begins not with doing, but with seeing and being.


Author: David Mosser
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664235433
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Transitions from the Author: David Mosser. Preacher and teacher David Mosser offers practical and spiritual guidance for pastors struggling to manage and respond to changes in the economy, changes in their neighborhoods, changes in their denominations, changes in the congregation, changes in culture, and the life changes present in every parishioner's life. Wise words from authors such as Alyce McKenzie, David Buttrick, Joanna Adams, and Thomas Long all contribute to this most timely and helpful book.