The Church that Works: Democracy vs. Theocracy  -     By: Rick Dubose, Mel Surface
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The Church that Works: Democracy vs. Theocracy

Word and Spirit / 2011 / Paperback

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The Church That Works: Democracy vs. Theocracy is a focus on how giving back His church releases followers of Jesus Christ to serve and unleashes God's power to back them. When authority rises from the people, the enabling power for ministry goes no higher than their heads. When authority flows from the Head of the Church through the offices He gave, it brings His power, all power in Heaven and earth, to bear on human needs.

The church that works wins its own children, reaches its neighbors, blesses its community, and makes God known to its generation, and the next, around the world. That church necessarily will be one in which the people, not just the clergy, do the work of the ministry. More than a body of believers, the church is a body of Christian workers.

When the people falter in ministry, the church fails in its mission. The church cannot work if the people who are called to lead are forced to follow or if those called to follow are trying to lead.

The Church That Works explores giving Real Power to the People. Chapters include: How Churches Become Deacon-Possessed, When Churches Are Deacon-Blessed, and Becoming a Church that Works.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Word and Spirit
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1616583754
ISBN-13: 9781616583750
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The Church That Works: Democracy vs. Theocracy is a focus on how giving back His church releases followers of Jesus Christ to serve

and unleashes God's power to back them. When authority rises from the people, the enabling power for ministry goes no higher than

their heads. When authority flows from the Head of the Church through the offices He gave, it brings His power, all power in Heaven

and earth, to bear on human needs.

The church that works wins its own children, reaches its neighbors, blesses its community, and makes God known to its generation,

and the next, around the world. That church necessarily will be one in which the people, not just the clergy, do the work of the ministry.

More than a body of believers, the church is a body of Christian workers.

When the people falter in ministry, the church fails in its mission. The church cannot work if the people who are called to lead are

forced to follow or if those called to follow are trying to lead. The Church That Works explores giving Real Power to the People.

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