Pastor's Book Recommendations...
There is hope. God can save your church.
Thom Rainer reveals seven findings of revived churches. Through new research, he figuratively dissects hundreds of churches that were on the path toward death. But they turned around. They revived. They did so in the face of facts and naysayers who told them it could not be done.
Get ready to walk with us through the anatomy of churches that were revived because they chose to live. The choice is as simple as it is profound. Change or die. And now, in God’s power, the choice is yours.
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Become a peacemaker this Advent and experience the hope of new life!
Keep Watch with Me, by Claire Brown and Michael T. McRay, is a collaborative daily devotional featuring diverse contributors. The season of Advent as the church prepares for the birth of Christ is a penitential season of reckoning with our need and the needs of the world. Keep Watch with Me offers stories, reflections, prayers and spiritual practices to sustain and challenge the faith of those who work for justice and peace, and klong for the coming of God with us.
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Without even being aware of it, many of us operate from an inward mindset, a single-minded focus on our own goals and objectives. This book points out the many ways, some quite subtle and deceptive, that this mindset invites tension and conflict. But incredible things happen when people switch to an outward mindset. They intuitively understand what coworkers, colleagues, family, and friends need to be successful and happy. Their organizations thrive, and astonishingly, by focusing on others they become happier and more successful themselves! This new mindset brings about deep and far-reaching changes.
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