How do we cultivate a life that is purposeful, deep, and fruitful? By being willing to make commitments, take risks, and engage in practices that open us to God's grace! In Schnase's heart-stretching study, you'll discover the transformational power of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission, and extravagant generosity. 168 pages, softcover from Abingdon.
The Five Practices approach, now centered on a person's individual faith journey
Robert Schnase is bishop of the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. Previously, he served as pastor of First United Methodist Church, McAllen, Texas. Schnase is the author of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, a best-selling book on congregational ministry that has ignited a common interest among churches and their leaders around its themes of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Five Practices has reached a global community with translations in Korean, Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, and German. Robert is also the author of Cultivating Fruitfulness, The Balancing Act, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Ambition in Ministry, and Testing and Reclaiming Your Call to Ministry. Robert lives in Columbia, Missouri.
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