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Townsend, Robert: Further Up the Organization

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Townsend, Robert, Further Up the Organization: How To Stop Management From Stifling People And Strangling Productivity (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984) A revision of the 1970 classic, Up The Organization; start here. REVIEW FAVORITE QUOTES … Continue reading

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Miller, Herb: Midsize Church Leadership: Moving Toward God’s Vision

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Miller, Herb Midsize Church Leadership: Moving Toward God’s Vision When Worship Attendance Is Between 100 & 300 This one day Net Results workshop provides a basic foundation for excellence in satisfying traditional church needs while one … Continue reading

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Galloway, Dale E. 20/20 Vision: How To Create A Successful Cell Church With Lay Pastors and Cell Groups

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Galloway, Dale E. 20/20 Vision: How To Create A Successful Cell Church With Lay Pastors and Cell Groups (Available from New Hope Community Church, Portland Oregon, (503)-659-LOVE; all of Galloway’s training manuals, group Bible studies, video … Continue reading

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Hunter, George: To Spread The Power: Church Growth In The Wesleyan Spirit

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Hunter, George G. III To Spread The Power: Church Growth In The Wesleyan Spirit (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1987) Hunter applies the techniques of early Methodism to modern church growth situations. REVIEW FAVORITE QUOTES SOURCES: THE BOOKSHELF … Continue reading

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Serendipity: Lyman Coleman's organization

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Serendipity: Lyman Coleman’s organization pioneered in materials for youth groups, and now supports small groups for adults as well with curriculum and workshops to explain small group practices. Their simple, clear explanations of complex group dynamics … Continue reading

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 George, Carl: Prepare Your Church For The Future

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: George, Carl F. Prepare Your Church For The Future (New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1991) The Metachurch Model, americanized from Cho’s Korean model. Other helpful books from Dr. George include How To Break Growth Barriers and … Continue reading

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Mathison, John Ed: Every Member In Ministry: Involving Laity & Inactives

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Mathison, John Ed Every Member In Ministry: Involving Laity & Inactives (Nashville: Discipleship Resources, 1988) Leaders create groups; Mathison demonstrates important principles for developing laity into servant leaders in a traditional United Methodist Church setting. REVIEW FAVORITE … Continue reading

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Warren, Rick: The Purpose Driven Church

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Warren, Rick The Purpose Driven Church: Growth Without Compromising Your Message & Mission (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1995) A very thorough book from the Southern Baptist who founded Saddleback Church in California and led it to … Continue reading

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Slaughter, Michael: First Love: A Christ-Centered Environment for Church Renewal

FROM THE LIBRARY BOOKSHELF: Slaughter, Michael First Love: A Christ-Centered Environment for Church Renewal (A six part video study from Whaleprints, United Theological Seminary, Dayton OH 1-800-322-5817) An important explanation of the theological principles which undergird the growth of Ginghamsburg … Continue reading

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Neighbour, Ralph: Where Do We Go From Here?

ON THE BOOKSHELF: Neighbour, Ralph W. Where Do We Go From Here? A Guidebook for the Cell Group Church (Houston: Touch Publications, 1990) 1-800-735-5865 The 2nd chapter, entitled “The Roadblock: The “P.B.D.” Church” (Program Base Design Church) is worth the … Continue reading

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