Written from an urban perspective, Nixon has created an excellant tool for church leaders that helps them recognize that their ministry must change in order to be effective and equips with the necessary resources to implement and cultivate this change.
Divided into two sections, Finding Jesus on the Metro first looks at the communities and cultures that shape and influence tis generation of young adults and then describes how churches can be a part of this influence and outlines the journey that its leaders and members will go on as they become the faith community that teh newest generations of Americans need.
Nixon explores what it means for a church to be on a ministry journey into the unchartered territory of unprecedented social change in 21st-century America. He outlines the journey that its leaders and members will go on to become the faith community the newest generation of Americans need.
Methodist minister Nixon (I Refuse To Lead a Dying Church!) has written a striking and practical manual for church leaders, especially those in urban settings, that shows how the world that surrounds the church has changed and how Christian pastors and churches can speak to urban churchgoers and youth without losing integrityand so keep themselves alive. VERDICT Principally for lay and clerical church leaders and builders, Nixon's work may also appeal to students of urban spirituality. Recommended. Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.