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|Title: The Blessed Church: The Simple Secret to Growing the Church You Love - eBook|
By: Robert Morris
Format: DRM Protected ePub
|Publication Date: 2012|
Stock No: WW28909EB
"In The Blessed Church the biblical principles that lead to true success in the body of Christ are carefully explained." Dr. Tony Evans, senior pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
"What you will gain from reading this book is not only inspiration but also principles that will work in any church (or business) that wants to fully maximize its potential." Perry Noble, pastor of NewSpring Church
In The Blessed Church, Pastor Morris of Gateway Church explores how a church can be fast-growing and spiritually-enrichingand still healthy. With the powerful stories, candor, and humor hes known for, Morris shows how every component of your churchincluding mission, government, teaching, worship, small groups, giving, and outreachcan receive Gods richest blessings.
Written for both church leaders and laypeople, The Blessed Church explores the vision and other qualities that make church "work"regardless of size--in the twenty-first century.
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"The Blessed Church is a must-read for anyone wanting to know how to build a church that God will bless." Jimmy Evans, senior elder of Trinity Fellowship Church and CEO of MarriageToday
"Our world desperately needs healthy, vibrant churches…If you want a growing vitality in your church, you will profit from every page of The Blessed Church." Chris Hodges, senior pastor, Church of the Highlands
Robert Morris is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multicampus, evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church in the DallasFort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than twenty-four thousand active members. He is featured on the weekly television program The Blessed Life, broadcast to approximately ninety million homes in the United States and more than two hundred countries around the world.
Robert holds a doctorate of literature and serves as chairman of the board of The Kings University. He is the best-selling author of nearly a dozen books, including The Blessed Life, From Dream to Destiny, The Power of Your Words, and The God I Never Knew. Robert and his wife, Debbie, have been married more than thirty years and are blessed
with one married daughter, two married sons, and grandchildren.
Craig Groeschel, senior pastor of LifeChurch.tv and author of Soul Detox: Clean Living in a Contaminated World
"Our world desperately needs healthy, vibrant churches, so Im thankful Robert Morris has written The Blessed Churcha book that draws on the Gateway backstory to describe the qualities of a healthy local church. More than anything, a heart for God and a love of people define the ministry of Pastor Morris and Gateway Church. If you want a growing vitality in your church, you will profit from every page of The Blessed Church."
Chris Hodges, senior pastor of Church of the Highlands
"In The Blessed Church, Robert Morris reveals why Gateway Church in DallasFort Worth has become not just one of the largest churches in America but also one of the most influential. Roberts devoted, attentive shepherding of this great flock is one reason why Gateway is so blessed. In The Blessed Church, the biblical principles that lead to true success in the body of Christ are carefully explained. If you love the local church, as both Robert and I do, you wont want to miss the insights found in this helpful and practical book."
Dr. Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship and president of The Urban Alternative
"When I refer to the blessed church, I am speaking from firsthand experience. My wife, Betty, and I are active members of Gateway Church, which Robert Morris pastors. We have witnessed and experienced the dynamic power and profound impact made on personal lives, families, the community, the church at large, and the nation. The blessed church members live a blessed life and continually seek to be a blessing to others. Through Pastor Morriss leadership, Gateway Church has become a model and inspiration to the whole church around the world. Your church can experience the bountiful blessings of our God and Father right here on earth right now!"
James Robison, founder and president of LIFE Outreach International and co-host of LIFE Today
"Robert has put together a master playbook for victory in the church. Every pastor can learn from the insight and wisdom God has given Robert and the Gateway team. In fact, I truly believe that practicing the biblical principles of health and growth outlined in The Blessed Church will help us all further the Great Commission and experience radical transformation and blessing in our communities."
Tom Mullins, founding pastor of Christ Fellowship Church
"Every pastor, layman, leader, and churchgoer should read The Blessed Church. Morris has done it again. Readable and inspiring, The Blessed Church is a must-read for all who want their own church to walk in the blessings of God."
Mark Rutland, PhD, president of Oral Roberts University and Global Servants
"The story of Gateway Church is one of radical trust, bold vision, and the faithfulness of God. Now my friend, Robert Morris, has written a book telling that extraordinary story. Read it! You will realize that God wants to bless your church more than you ever could have imagined."
Greg Surratt, senior pastor of Seacoast Church