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Lewis Parks is Professor of Theology, Ministry and Congregational Development at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.
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Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2010
Step into the pulpit in a small membership church, and youll sometimes find your fair share of challenges, but youll almost always find more than your share of blessings as well. Those blessings, and the chance for authentic, life-transforming preaching, are what preaching in the small membership church are all about. Lewis Parks knows those blessings well. For nearly 40 years he has preached in small membership churches and taught others who serve in them. In this book he lays out the distinct roles that preaching in the small membership church calls on us to fill, and offers down-to-earth, substantive guidance on how to be the best preacher you can be in these most numerous, and most important, outposts of Christs church.
Lewis A. Parks is Associate Dean for Church Leadership Development and Director of the D.Min. Program at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.
Mr. Parks co-authored Ducking Spears, Dancing Madly: A Biblical Model of Church Leadership with Bruce Birch and is the author of Preaching in the Small Membership Church, both published by Abingdon Press.