In the words of C. Peter Wagner: ". . . Rainer has accomplished what many of the veterans of church growth have been desiring for years---a true textbook for teaching church growth." This is your "big picture" view of the body of Christ's expansion and influence, and the blueprint for moving your congregation forward for the glory of God! 351 pages, softcover from B&H.
Format: Paperback Vendor: B & H Publishing Group Publication Date: 1998
ISBN: 0805418725 ISBN-13: 9780805418729 Availability: In Stock
The Church Growth Movement has divided devout Christians. Even though Rainer is an advocate, his aim here is to present an objective view of the movement--its history, the theology associated with it, and the principles which seem to separate churches that grow from those that don't.
Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, one of the largest Christian resource companies in the world. Also a respected pastor and researcher, he has written more than twenty books and coauthored the No. 1 best seller Simple Church. Rainer and his wife, Nellie Jo, have three grown sons, several grandchildren, and live in Nashville, Tennessee.