Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City

14 July 2020 | By Timothy J. Keller | Filed in: church ministry.

Many pastors struggle to translate their theological beliefs into fruitful ministry in the places they are called to reach It s not enough to simply know what to believe theology or, on the other hand, how to do ministry methodology they need something in between They need help thinking about

7 Practices of Effective Ministry

14 July 2020 | By Andy Stanley | Filed in: church ministry.

There s no scoreboard in the sanctuary, and the only plate is probably for the offering But every church leader needs to know how to win, and every congregation needs to know when to cheer This insightful book speaks to every church leader who yearns for a simpler, effective approach to minis

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

14 July 2020 | By Thom S. Rainer | Filed in: church ministry.

The simple revolution is here From the iPod design to Google s uncluttered homepage, simple ideas are changing the world n nMulti 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

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

14 July 2020 | By Mark Dever | Filed in: church ministry.

What makes for a healthy church A large congregation Plentiful parking Vibrant music n nYou may have read books on this topic before but not like this one This new expanded edition of Nine Marks of a Healthy Church is not an instruction manual for church growth It is a pastor s recommendation of

Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church

14 July 2020 | By Alexander Strauch | Filed in: church ministry.

In order to define biblical eldership, we must go back to the only God given, authoritative source, the text of Holy Scripture Church history demonstrates the disastrous consequences of drifting from the light of Scripture This book fulfills the need for an in depth study on the topic, based in th

Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today

14 July 2020 | By David R. Helm | Filed in: church ministry.

What makes for good preaching n nIn this accessible volume written for preachers and preachers in training pastor David Helm outlines what must be believed and accomplished to become a faithful expositor of God s Word n nIn addition to offering practical, step by step guidance for preachers, this sh

What Is a Healthy Church?

14 July 2020 | By Mark Dever | Filed in: church ministry.

What is an ideal church, and how can you tell n nHow does it look different from other churches More importantly, how does it act differently, especially in society Many of us aren t sure how to answer those questions, even though we probably have some preconceived idea But with this book, you don

Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

14 July 2020 | By Paul David Tripp | Filed in: church ministry.

After traveling the globe and speaking to thousands of churches worldwide, Paul David Tripp has discovered a serious problem within pastoral culture n nHe is not only concerned about the spiritual life of the pastor, but also with the very community of people that trains him, calls him, relates to hi

Letters to Timothy: A Handbook for Pastors

14 July 2020 | By John R. Bisagno | Filed in: church ministry.

After nearly fifty years in ministry, Letters to Timothy is John Bisagno s retirement gift to younger and older pastors alike A voluminous and comprehensive work, it is full of useful advice to ministers covering the things that might have fallen through the cracks in seminary This book is a pra

Letters to the Church

14 July 2020 | By Francis Chan | Filed in: church ministry.

If God had it His way, what would your church look like The New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Love challenges readers to be the Church as God intends nDo you want from your church experience nDoes the pure gospel put you in a place of awe nAre you ready to rethink church as you kn

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

14 July 2020 | By Mark Dever | Filed in: church ministry.

What does it look like to help others become like Christ n nIn this concise guide, pastor Mark Dever outlines the who, what, where, when, why, and how of discipling helping others follow Jesus n nFollowing the pattern found in Scripture, this book explains how disciple making relationships shoul

Disappearing Church: From Cultural Relevance to Gospel Resilience

14 July 2020 | By Mark Sayers | Filed in: church ministry.

When church and culture look the same n nFor the many Christians eager to prove we can be both holy and cool, cultural pressures are too much We either compartmentalize our faith or drift from it altogether into a world that s so alluring n nHave you wondered lately n n nWhy does the Western church l

Sing!: How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church

14 July 2020 | By Keith Getty | Filed in: church ministry.

Sing has grown from Keith and Kristyn Getty s passion for congregational singing it s been formed by their traveling and playing and listening and discussing and learning and teaching all over the world And in writing it, they have five key aims to discover why we sing and the overwhelming j

The Compelling Community: Where God's Power Makes a Church Attractive

14 July 2020 | By Mark Dever | Filed in: church ministry.

What does a community that testifies to God s power look like n nGod s people are called to a togetherness and commitment that transcends all natural boundaries whether ethnic, generational, or economic But such a community can be enjoyed only when it relies on the power of God in the gospel n nIn T