Ripple Church

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The Ripple Church will inspire you to become involved in church planting and provide practical steps for planting churches from existing congregations. This book effectively communicates the motivation, theory, and practice of planting new churches.
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Overview

The Ripple Church will inspire you to become involved in church planting and provide practical steps for planting churches from existing congregations. This book effectively communicates the motivation, theory, and practice of planting new churches.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898272710
  • Publisher: Wesleyan Publishing House
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Series: Leading Pastor Ser.
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 1,181,983
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Acknowledgements 13
Introduction: The Ripple Church 15
Chapter 1 How God Made a Church Planter out of Me 19
Chapter 2 The Biblical Roots of Church Parenting 35
Chapter 3 The Most Effective Form of Evangelism 45
Chapter 4 Models of Parenting 53
Chapter 5 Barriers to Church Parenting 65
Chapter 6 Myths, Hindrances, and Hurdles in Church Parenting 77
Chapter 7 When and When Not to Parent 91
Chapter 8 Leading a Congregation into Parenting 99
Chapter 9 Financing Church Parenting 109
Chapter 10 Building a Parenting Team 119
Chapter 11 The Planter and His or Her Core Team 131
Chapter 12 Working with a Denomination 139
Chapter 13 Seven Ripple Churches and How They Grew 153
Appendix A. Adoption Model Meeting 161
Appendix B. Church Planting Change Readiness Indicator 163
Appendix C. CHANGES Evaluation Tool 165
Appendix D. Planting Team Ministry Description 169
Appendix E. Church Planter Self-Assessment Inventory 171
Appendix F. Sample Church Planter Covenant 175
Appendix G. Commissioning Liturgy 177
Appendix H. Core Team Covenant 179
Appendix I. Resources 181
Notes 183
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2004

    Awesome

    This is a must read for anyone looking to plant a church...or anyone involved in a church plant!

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