Move Your Church to Action

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In this helpful book, Kent R. Hunter provides clear, practical guidance not only on how to diagnose the difficulties a church is experiencing, but also on how to implement simple, direct strategies for change. He outlines the basic questions a church must ask itself if it is to identify its problems and opportunities for growth, and--most importantly--offers direct suggestions on how a congregation’s leaders can move and motivate its members to hear and follow the call to a ...

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Overview

In this helpful book, Kent R. Hunter provides clear, practical guidance not only on how to diagnose the difficulties a church is experiencing, but also on how to implement simple, direct strategies for change. He outlines the basic questions a church must ask itself if it is to identify its problems and opportunities for growth, and--most importantly--offers direct suggestions on how a congregation’s leaders can move and motivate its members to hear and follow the call to a deeper experience of mission and discipleship.

Move Your Church to Action will help readers understand what kinds of problems hold churches back from becoming alive with purpose and sense of mission, and they will learn how to implement simple, direct strategies for change.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687031344
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.55 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Kent R. Hunter is President of the Church Growth Center, a church intervention service based in Corunna, Indiana. His syndicated radio program, "The Church Doctor", is heard on more than 250 stations in the United States, Canada, and South America.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Preface 11
Introduction 15
1 The Action Church 19
2 Time for a Checkup 31
3 What Business Are You In? 59
4 Institution or Organism? 77
5 Leadership 91
6 The Pastor's Place in Leadership 107
7 Ten Common Bottlenecks in the Church (and How to Deal with Them) 129
8 Honoring Your Context 149
9 The Baskin-Robbins Church 161
10 The World Outreach Center 175
Epilogue: Counting the Cost 181
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