We Refused to Lead a Dying Church!: Churches That Came Back Against All Odds

We Refused to Lead a Dying Church!: Churches That Came Back Against All Odds

by Paul Nixon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829818956
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 04/28/2012
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 636,059
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 The Renewed Tall Steeple Church 1

Calvary Baptist, Washington, D.C.

2 The Good News Church 15

Evangel United Methodist, Holton, Kansas

3 The Reborn Church 26

Hope.Gate.Way, Portland, Maine

4 The Vital Merger Church 35

United Christian, Austin, Texas

5 The Turnaround Church 46

Wollaston United Church of Christ, Quincy, Massachusetts

6 The Great Commission Church 56

First United Methodist, Sikeston, Missouri

7 The Let's Roll Up Our Sleeves Church 71

Lake Alfred Presbyterian, Lake Alfred, Florida

8 The Progressive Alternative Church 82

Irvine United Congregational, Irvine, California

9 The Excellent Remnant Church 91

Sag Harbor United Methodist, Sag Harbor, New York

10 The Church Where Everybody Gets a Hug 99

St Mark United Methodist, Sumter, South Carolina

11 The You Can't Out-give God Church 106

First Church Somerville, United Church of Christ, Greater Boston, Massachusetts

12 The Community Center Church 116

Montavilla United Methodist, Portland, Oregon

13 The Pentecost Church 126

Clinton Avenue United Methodist, Kingston, New York

14 The Church without Walls 135

Worship @ the Water, Pensacola Beach, Florida

15 The Reimagined Church 143

Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, Washington, B.C.

16 Epilogue: A Conversation 157

Paul Nixon with Charlene Kammerer, Christie Latona, Martin Lee, and Rita Root

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