Church Planting from the Ground Up

ISBN-10: 0899004903

ISBN-13: 9780899004907

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tom Jones, Thom S. Rainer, Ed Stetzer

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Church Planting from the Ground Up is a visionary guide for the critical task of new church multiplication. Share in the wisdom of these field-tested veterans as you gain insight from their stories, practical ideas, and real-world experiences. Book jacket.
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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: College Press Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Thom S. Rainer (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee. He was founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and, Church Growth at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His many books include Surprising Insights from the Unchurched, The Unexpected Journey, and Breakout Churches. Thom S. Rainer es presidente de Church Central (Iglesia Central) y decano fundador de la Escuela Billy Graham de misiones, evangelismo e iglecrecimiento en el Seminario que ha servido como pastor y pastor interino en catorce iglesias y es presidente de Rainer Group Counsulting. Es autor de numerosos libros incluyendo Surprising Insights from the Unchurches and Proven Ways to Reach Them y The Unchurched Next Door. El D. Rainer y Nellie Jo, su esposa, residen en Louisville, Kentucky. Tienen tres hijos adultos. Puede comunicarse con el Dr. Rainer en www.RainerGroupcom

Forewordsp. 1
Why Plant Churches?p. 7
A Church Planter ... Who Me? The Call to Plantp. 19
"Do It Again, God! Do It Again!"p. 27
Urban Church Planting: The Call to the Cityp. 40
Simple Churchesp. 52
The Third Option: Multi-Sitep. 64
Starting or Restarting the Church: Call It What You Willp. 74
Postmodern Issues in Church Plantingp. 82
It Takes a Movementp. 93
The True Value of Partnershipp. 103
The New Church Management Teamp. 113
Creating a Church Planting Teamp. 122
Church Planter Assessmentp. 135
Faith and Familyp. 146
"Show Me the Money!" Financing a New Churchp. 156
Coaching: Getting beyond New Church Mediocrityp. 169
The Hard Work of Contextualizationp. 182
Thinking Strategicallyp. 192
Planning and Administrationp. 201
Marketingp. 214
Church in a Barn: Facilitiesp. 227
Outreach Evangelism and Church Plantingp. 238
Strategies for Creating a Dynamic Children's Ministryp. 250
Preaching in the New Churchp. 261
Worshipp. 269
Reproducing Biblical Communityp. 281
Developing the Leadership Culturep. 296
Growing Pains: Managing Conflict in Church Plantingp. 306
When You Hit the Church Planting Wallp. 316
Phase 2 of Church Plantingp. 324
Conclusionp. 335
Church Planting Bibliographyp. 338
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