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  • Giving Church Another Chance Giving Church Another Chance

    Giving Church Another Chance

    Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

    by Todd D. Hunter
    Foreword by Scot McKnight

    As a pastor, Todd Hunter found himself disillusioned, burned out and needing to drop out of traditional forms of church. He experimented with house churches and other options but was still dissatisfied. Eventually he found himself sneaking off to worship services on Sunday mornings with surprising results. This is his story back to the historic practices of the church, and it might just lead you to give church another chance too.

  • Love One Another

    Love One Another

    Becoming the Church Jesus Longs For

    by Gerald L. Sittser

    Need help learning how to love and forgive in community? Gerald Sittser examines the "one another" statements throughout the New Testament, speaking from his own pastoral experience with the best and worst of church life. Learn what the love Jesus commanded actually requires and how to live it out—through struggle, servanthood, compromise and sacrifice.

  • Dead Church Walking

    Dead Church Walking

    Giving Life to the Church That Is Dying to Survive

    by Jimmy Dorrell

    Modern-day church doctor Jimmy Dorrell leads struggling congregations through a process of self-interrogation and biblical discovery, helping us root out church growth thinking and plant seeds of kingdom growth instead.

  • Fullness of Time
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    The Fullness of Time

    A Journey Through the Church Year

    The Fullness of Time series invites readers to engage with the riches of the church year, guided by some of our finest theologians. Each volume introduces the traditions, prayers, Scriptures, and rituals of a season of the church—not as an academic exercise, but as an introduction to the theological and spiritual treasures of the church calendar.

  • Becoming a Pastor Theologian

    Becoming a Pastor Theologian

    New Possibilities for Church Leadership

    Center for Pastor Theologians Series

    Edited by Todd Wilson and Gerald L. Hiestand

    The Center for Pastor Theologians (CPT) seeks to overcome the bifurcation that has developed between the roles of pastor and theologian. Based on the first CPT conference in 2015, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians to consider how these roles might be reconnected once again.

  • Discovering Church Planting

    Discovering Church Planting

    An Introduction to the Whats, Whys, and Hows of Global Church Planting

    by J. D. Payne
    Foreword by David J. Hesselgrave

    J. D. Payne explores the biblical, historical and missiological principles of global church planting, and suggests ways that readers can apply international church planting practices to their own contexts.

  • The Church

    The Church

    God's Word for Today

    by John Stott
    With Tim Chester

    How can Christians effectively engage today's world while staying true to Scripture? Calling us to listen well to both the Word and the world, John Stott shows how Christianity can preserve its authentic identity and remain relevant to current realities. In this practical book, Stott presents a biblical portrait of the church as a covenant community at the center of God's purposes.

  • Happy Church

    Happy Church

    Pursuing Radical Joy as the People of God

    by Tim McConnell
    Foreword by John Ortberg

    Has your church lost its sense of gladness? Most Christians resist the idea of pursuing happiness. We're comfortable with finding joy or being blessed, but seeking happiness seems too superficial. Offering a radical call to reclaim happiness, Tim McConnell shares his countercultural vision for radiating a deep sense of joy in a world that desperately needs it.

  • Churches are struggling to meet the needs of their congregations and to entice people to return to church after pandemic living. But instead of rolling out fancy programs, ministry veteran Carolyn Carney says we can revitalize our churches through the simple yet powerful act of group prayer. Read this article for two practical tips on building prayer in your congregation.