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Rural areas are experiencing changes. Changes brought by an encroaching city. Changes brought by communication technologies such as the internet and satellite TV. Changes brought by urbanites buying land and making the area their personal retreat. In short, rural areas are experiencing changes that they are not seeking, but must now respond to. This book is about leading through change, whether it be proactive or reactive.
You might be facing issues such as these:
Our community is changing but our church is not
Our church's worship style hasn't changed in recent memory
Our church is not reaching the young people in the community
Our church is declining
Our church has newcomers that are bringing ideas that meet resistance and even create conflict
Our church building is run-down and sends the message that we are old, tired and worn out
Change is already happening in your town. Learn how to lead your church to greater effectiveness and fruitfulness through this change.
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Barney Wells is pastor of the Walnut Grove Christian Church in Arcola, IL since 1981. Ronald Klassen serves as executive Director of the Rural Home Missionary Association and Martin Guise has pastored town and country churches since 1977.
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Book Description Churchsmart Resources, 2005. Condition: New. Julie Becker (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1889638536
Book Description Churchsmart Resources, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1889638536