Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things

Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things

by Mike McKinley
     
 

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The story of a church's revitalization counters a common conception that a church's size determines its health and points pastors to the faithful ministry of God's Word.

Overview

The story of a church's revitalization counters a common conception that a church's size determines its health and points pastors to the faithful ministry of God's Word.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433514975
Publisher:
Crossway
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
IXMarks Series
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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"I love Mike McKinley's writing. Church Planting is For Wimps is an engaging book that weaves together personal story, theological reflection, practical suggestion, and great humor. This is a book that will be of great benefit to pastors who are thinking of giving up on their churches."
J. D. Greear, Lead Pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, North Carolina; author, Gaining By Losing

“Mike knows a lot about the ups and downs of church planting, and he writes about it with all the honesty and humor necessary for laboring in God’s grace. There’s no airbrushing of difficulties. And there are no oppressive ‘be wonderful like me’ gimmicks. If you want to think, learn, and laugh all at once, read this book. Whether you’re a church planter, on a church-planting team, or an established pastor whose church wants to be more involved in church planting, you’ll find this book a refreshing, grace-filled, hopeful, and useful excursion into the sometimes dizzying world of church planting.”
Thabiti M. Anyabwile, Pastor, Anacostia River Church, Washington, D. C.; author, What Is a Healthy Church Member?

Meet the Author

Mike McKinley (MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary) is senior pastor of Sterling Park Baptist Church in Sterling, Virginia. Formerly, he served on staff alongside Mark Dever at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He is the author of a number of books, including Am I Really a Christian? and Church Planting Is for Wimps.

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