Cultivating Fruitfulness: Five Weeks of Prayer and Practice for Congregations [NOOK Book]

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Focus on the Five Practices: A Congregation-Wide Initiative



Based on the book, Five Practices of a Fruitful Congregation by Bishop Robert Schnase



Imagine a congregation-wide focus on these practices that includes a five week sermon ...
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Cultivating Fruitfulness: Five Weeks of Prayer and Practice for Congregations

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Overview

Focus on the Five Practices: A Congregation-Wide Initiative



Based on the book, Five Practices of a Fruitful Congregation by Bishop Robert Schnase



Imagine a congregation-wide focus on these practices that includes a five week sermon series, five weeks with every household reading daily devotions and sharing prayers on these practices, five weeks of leadership teams and small groups stimulated to take new initiatives, five weeks of conversation and commitment focused on the mission of the church. These are the practices that lead to excellence and fruitfulness, and they can change your church. Imagine!



Cultivating Fruitfulness is a congregational resource that inspires participants through 5 weeks of prayer and devotion. Each day includes a Scripture, a short story or concept from book, a personal question and a prayer.



Click here to preview a sample devotion from Cultivating Fruitfulness.





Download a brochure on all available Five Practices products.



Other resources for the "Focus on the Five Practices: Congregation-Wide Initiative":



Five Practices Leader Manual and Media



A participant guide for group study on each of the Five Practices

Five Practices — Radical Hospitality

Five Practices — Passionate Worship

Five Practices — Intentional Faith Development

Five Practices — Risk-taking Mission and Service

Five Practices — Extravagant Generosity



Focus on the Five Practices - Complete Set

Contains one of each of the above resources, including the original book by Bishop Schnase.

For more information on the entire intiative, go to fivepractices.cokesbury.com.


 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426722363
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 834,370
  • File size: 205 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Schnase is bishop of the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. Previously, he served as pastor of First United Methodist Church, McAllen, Texas. Schnase is the author of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, a best-selling book on congregational ministry that has ignited a common interest among churches and their leaders around its themes of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Five Practices has reached a global community with translations in Korean, Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, and German. Robert is also the author of Cultivating Fruitfulness, The Balancing Act, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Ambition in Ministry, and Testing and Reclaiming Your Call to Ministry. Robert lives in Columbia, Missouri.
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