Dead Church Walking: Giving Life to the Church That is Dying to Survive - eBook  -     By: Jimmy Dorrell
Buy Item $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Dead Church Walking: Giving Life to the Church That is Dying to Survive - eBook

IVP Books / 2012 / ePub

$7.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $9.99
|
Save 20% ($2.00)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW27097EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:




  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $7.99 Retail: $9.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $7.09 Retail: $16.00 Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: IVP Books
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780830858774
ISBN-13: 9780830858774
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Most everyone recognizes that the traditional Western way of doing church is in deep trouble and has been struggling for years to survive. While the successful rise of some new, non-traditional churches often take the sting out of the demise of the average church, the truth is that God still can renew congregations that have a rich history but are struggling to adjust in today's postmodern culture. In his new book, Dead Church Walking, author Jimmy Dorrell offers both Biblical and social principles with clear suggestions for congregations willing to significantly change to become a body of believers that proclaims God's kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. While there are no easy fixes, this book addresses underlying symptoms of broken models that often perpetuate terminal illness stopping the church from doing God's work on earth. Dorrell says our churches don't need new missions statements or re-structuring but a fresh wind of God's spirit. We don't need charismatic leaders but compassionate, Christ centered leaders. He shows us how to embrace change, overcome the obstacles to change, and focus on kingdom growth instead of church growth. This book is hopeful and encouraging, bringing fresh ideas to ignite the fire of churches and put them on the road to recovery.

Author Bio

Jimmy and Janet Dorrell moved into a lower income neighborhood in 1977 where they have been involved in church renewal and Christian community development. They founded Church Under the Bridge and Mission Waco in 1992 and have been leading these innovative ministries ever since. Jimmy has degrees from Baylor University, an M. Div from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Dr. of Ministry from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Church in Renewal for Mission. Dorrell passion is to motivate churches toward a more holistic missional ecclesiology that offers new life for struggling churches in America. He and his wife have four children and three grandchildren.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Furious Longing of God
    The Furious Longing of God
    Brennan Manning
    David C. Cook / 2009 / Hardcover
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW767509
    Video
  2. Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire
    Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire
    Jim Cymbala
    Zondervan / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 39 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW251532
  3. The Practice of Godliness, Book & Study Guide
    The Practice of Godliness, Book & Study Guide
    Jerry Bridges
    NavPress / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $23.98 Save 33% ($7.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW99449X
  4. Confident Heart Devotional, A: 60 Days to Stop Doubting Yourself - eBookeBOOK
    Confident Heart Devotional, A: 60 Days to Stop Doubting Yourself - eBook
    Renee Swope
    Revell / 2013 / ePub
    $7.89 Retail: $12.99 Save 39% ($5.10)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW40289EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search