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

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

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

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

Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

After traveling the globe and speaking to thousands of churches worldwide, Paul David Tripp has discovered a serious problem within pastoral culture He 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

Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church

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

Sticky Teams: Keeping Your Leadership Team and Staff on the Same Page

Serving as a church leader can be a tough assignment Whatever your role, odds are you ve known your share of the frustration, conflict, and disillusionment that comes with silly turf battles, conflicting vision, and marathon meetings No doubt, you ve asked yourself, How did it get this way With

The Imperfect Pastor: Discovering Joy in Our Limitations through a Daily Apprenticeship with Jesus

Dear Pastor, Desire burns within you You ve trained and dreamt of doing large things in famous ways as fast as you can for God s glory But pastoral work keeps requiring your surrender to small, mostly overlooked things over long periods of time You stand at a crossroads Jesus stands with you.

Disappearing Church: From Cultural Relevance to Gospel Resilience

When church and culture look the same For 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 Have you wondered lately Why does the Western church look