Maintaining that starting new churches is vital to the future of faith in America, Malphurs offers a preparation and process primer for those beginning a ministry plant. You'll learn about "fit," funds, and foundational assumptions; and the fourfold framework of values, mission, vision, and strategy for establishing a new church. Includes an appendix of practical tools. 272 pages, softcover from Baker.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 272 Vendor: Baker Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 080107262X ISBN-13: 9780801072628 Availability: In Stock
Most books on church planting offer a model for churches to replicate--usually one that is tied to a particular style, generation, or demographic. But what churches really need is a process that is flexible, not bound to a particular time or current fad. In The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting, trusted author and church-planting expert Aubrey Malphurs shares the basic steps any church planter will need, regardless of his or her generation now or in the future. These steps include
establishing values, mission, vision, and strategy reaching the community making disciples recruiting a team determining location and facilities raising money for the ministry
With instant practical takeaway based on proven techniques, this book will be invaluable to any church planter.
Aubrey Malphurs (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of pastoral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary and president of the Malphurs Group. He engages in church consulting and training and is the author of numerous books, including Developing a Vision of Ministry in the Twenty-first Century.