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Winter : Success & Church Growth

Volume 2

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In this Issue
Haphazardly Intent: An Approach to PastoringSubscriber Access Only
An interview with Eugene Peterson
The Passover PotluckSubscriber Access Only
Returning meaning to the communion service.
Trauma and BetrayalSubscriber Access Only
Experiences of Leadership Readers
ForgivenessSubscriber Access Only
What's So Great About Success?Subscriber Access Only
Before people decide on a full-time ministry, they must realize God may be calling him or her to a ministry of tedious mediocrity.
Success in Three Churches: Diversity and OriginalitySubscriber Access Only
Tom Minnery reports on three churches that are radically different from one another, yet successful in light of their view of mission.
Good Pastors Don't Make Churches GrowSubscriber Access Only
One of the leading spokesmen of the church growth movement outlines what he believes increases the membership of a church.
MY CHOICE OF BOOKSSubscriber Access Only
Stanley Long shares five books that are helping him in ministry.
To Build or Not to BuildSubscriber Access Only
No easy answers exist, but here are examples of congregations thoughtfully struggling to develop facilities without going bankrupt.
IDEAS THAT WORKSubscriber Access Only
Something I Learned From Maxey JarmanSubscriber Access Only
He built a billion-dolar corporation, but neither success nor failure were crucial to his interior life. He treated those two impostors just the same.
Why Are Session Meetings So Boring?Subscriber Access Only
Maybe it's not just a matter of poor leadership and weary volunteers yearning to go home…
The Greening Of A Discussion LeaderSubscriber Access Only
Good discussions don't just happen. Here's how one leader started out and failed--but through trial and error discovered what makes discussion work.
We all feel wounded by a critic's arrows, but they can become goads to progress.
Just an Associate PastorSubscriber Access Only
One man's experience of the first few years after seminary--mortification and edification.
LEADERSHIP FORUMSubscriber Access Only
Church growth is a worthy goal, but is it a measuring stick for success? Observations from five church leaders.
From the Publisher
A Message from the Publisher: January 01, 1981Subscriber Access Only
Robert Schuller's Irrepressible Legacy
Robert Schuller's Irrepressible LegacySubscriber Access Only
Reflections from the life of a ministry pioneer.
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