500 years after the dawn of the Reformation, Jarrod Cooper asks if we are entering a new Church Age? It would seem, from a study of biblical and Church history, that every 500 years some great adjustment and development of God’s workings on earth...
A church united in truth and mission could be much more fruitful in serving th Lord. Jesus prayed that all his disciples would be one.. and yet we are a long way from that. It appears that divisions within the evangelical world are hardening, wi
Most church members don't see their churches clearly. In almost all of Thom Rainer's consultations, church members perceive their church to be friendly. But as he surveyed guests, he found that the guests typically saw church members as unfriendly...
A practical guide for church leaders looking to prevent, or navigate accusations of, pastoral malpractice. Good spiritual leadership is vital to the health of a church. When leaders misuse their position and are controlling, egotistical and proud,
Revised & Updated Edition! God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it? It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe—the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor
Creating Church at Home is focused on people who find it difficult to leave their homes due to anxiety or depression and as a reuslt are no longer able to go out to church activities. A super personal resource or may be enjoyed with one or two carers
Creating ‘Church’ At Home - For the elderly housebound" is focused on older people who are housebound because of frailty, disabilities or no available transport and as a result are no longer able to get out to church activities or Bible studies.
Can women and men both lead, or are they designed for different roles? This question has been a topic of heated debate and controversy for many years, with implications for the Church and society. In Equal, Katia Adams argues that the Church has, too
Everyone was a witness? What if this is normal Christianity? What if this is how the Great Commission will be fulfilled? What if this is how every tribe and tongue will be reached? Mike Betts is convinced the answer to those questions is a res
The aspect that needs training, more than any other, in cross-cultural workers, is humility. Pride and mission are polar opposites. Pride pollutes mission but the mission of Christ is humble mission. How dare we turn up with all the answers when we d
Rev. Rob Cotton demonstrates how our churches can engage with the community around, building relationships that enable social action, presenting the teachings of the Bible in ways that contemporary audiences can relate to and presenting Christianity
In this concise book, respected pastor, author, and church consultant Thom Rainer explains how the local church is God’s primary plan for reaching the world with his love. “I am a Christian” and “I am a church member” go hand in hand. What does it re
God calls us to be "devoted to one another in love" (Romans 12:10). What does this look like for us today? How can we be the kind of church member who makes a real difference? This engaging book by Tony Merida explores what church is, ...
The most ancient name for Christianity, author Metropolitan Kallistos Ware reminds us, is 'the Way' (Acts 19:23;24:22), and it is precisely as the journey that this word implies that he presents the tradition of Orthodox Christianity, its teachings a
Church is sometimes described as the place where things that don't fit anywhere else, can happen. So you might expect it to be a bit...well, perculiar, perhaps though, you never imagine it could be quite as odd as this new collection as Dave Walker's
As understanding and awareness of abuse has grown, many revelations of church leaders abusing their power have come to light. How did the church get here? Is there a way we can address both individual and institutional failings to counter the misuse
For decades, we set our hopes on technology, politics, and the appearance of peace. We wanted to believe we were headed somewhere better—that progress was happening. But now as our technology ensnares and isolates us, our politics threaten to tear us
WHAT WOULD THE CHURCH BE LIKE IF ... Everyone committed to pray together, and everyone committed to share the gospel together? It was marked by deep, genuine and lasting friendships, and was a place marked by love for a broken world? It equipped
With years of experience as both a preacher and a designer Daniel Goodman has produced 150 single-page tips for outstanding preaching, illustrated with simple line drawings. Some are funny, others poignant but all are helpful. This thought-provoking