Indispensable Church: Powerful Ways to Flood Your Community with Love

Indispensable Church: Powerful Ways to Flood Your Community with Love

by Chris Sonksen


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You have a passionate desire to take the church outside its four walls and make the love of Jesus practical, visible, and lived out in daily life. But how? How do you put into action what is stirring in your heart?

Indispensable Church provides you and your church real-world, hands-on steps to create a revolution of service to your local community in the name of Christ. By exploring the life of Jesus and the strategic ways he modeled serving the people around him, pastor Chris Sonksen shows you how to put love into action in your neighborhood and your city. The step-by-step instructions, biblical challenges, and teaching resources will help you take love to the streets and make an impact right where you live.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540900180
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/02/2021
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chris Sonksen is the author of Quit Church and When Your Church Feels Stuck. His personal experience comes from his own success in pioneering South Hills Church, a multicampus church that has been widely recognized for its unprecedented growth and strategic approaches to doing ministry. He is also the founder of Church BOOM, an organization that has provided personal coaching to hundreds of churches and impacted thousands of leaders. Chris and his wife, Laura, have two children and live in Southern California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 13

1 Can You imagine …? 15

2 Love Is a Verb 33

3 My Neighbor 47

4 Why Is It So Hard? 69

5 The Call 93

6 Start Small … but Start! 109

7 Make It Happen 125

8 Woven into the Fabric 143

9 Create a Movement 157

Using Indispensable Church in Small Groups and Classes 175

Notes 179

About the Author 181

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