Church That Works

Your One-Stop Resource for Effective Ministry

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Help for facing the challenges of ministry in the real world

Church That Works offers sound guidance on the ministry details and decisions that sooner or later require your attention. In this idea-packed book you will find practical advice on issues pastors commonly face, such as

-assessing new ministry trends
-welcoming and following up with newcomers to your church
-planning worship services
-revitalizing a declining church
-ministering across generations
-leading and compensating staff

Whatever your ministry situation, Church That Works gives you the insights and wisdom of a trusted advisor to help your church face the challenges of ministry in a new century with confidence.

"Remarkably insightful, informative, and thought-provoking. Gary has an outstanding knowledge of a wide range of subjects. I heartily recommend this work to all pastors and church leaders."--Dr. Mark Williams, vice president of training, Dynamic Church Planting International

"Church That Works will enable every leader in the church to understand twenty-first-century congregation health, growth, and outreach. Comprehensive in scope, practical in discussion, and empowering in change; every minister and church member will be lifted to a new level of effectiveness. It is a must read."--Mark T. O'Farrell, district superintendent, Southeastern District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance


Gary L. McIntosh, Author

Gary L. McIntosh (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is president of the Church Growth Network and professor of Christian ministry and leadership at Talbot School of Theology. He is an internationally known speaker and church consultant who has written 25 books, including Biblical Church Growth, Beyond the First Visit, What Every Pastor Should Know, and Growing God's Church. He lives in California.

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