Who Stole My Church?: What to Do when the Church You Love Tries to Enter the Twenty-first Century

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Thomas Nelson, 2007 - 248 страница
Has your Church been Hijacked?

Millions of people in their fifties, sixties, and seventies feel their churches have been hijacked by church-growth movements characterized by loud praise bands, constant PowerPoint presentations, and cavernous megachurches devoid of any personal touch. They are bewildered by the changes, and are dropping out after thirty, forty, or fifty years in a congregation. It's a crisis!

In this fictional story, pastor and author Gordon MacDonald uses topical examples and all-too-familiar characters to reassure readers that it is possible to embrace change, and to demonstrate how that change can actually be a positive influence in their church. The church, he says, has always been in a state of change; it has been changing for the last two thousand years. It is time to embrace that change and use it further the Kingdom of God

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OK if you are looking for that kind of thing.

Коментар посетиоца странице  - Bevvy - Christianbook.com

It was a good book if your church is like this one. I think some ministers read this stuff and think they can rebuild all churches by redecorating and inputting modern technology. They neglect to ... Прочитајте целу рецензију


Коментар посетиоца странице  - Pat Ledbetter - Christianbook.com

I expected the book to help to adjust to changes taking place in the church; instead, the book encourages the reader to welcome and endorse all changes, even the name of the church, when the changes ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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О аутору (2007)

Gordon MacDonald has been a pastor and author for more than fiftyyears. nbsp;He serves as Chancellor at DenverSeminary, as editor-at-large for Leadership Journal, and as a speaker at leadership conferencesaround the world. His books include BuildingBelow the Waterline, Who Stole My Church, A Resilient Life, andOrdering Your Private World. nbsp;Gordonand his wife, Gail, live in New Hampshire.

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