Best practices from America's best churches / edited by Paul Wilkes, Marty Minchin.
Contributor(s): Wilkes, Paul | Minchin, Marty.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Paulist Press, c2003Description: ix, 276 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0809141353; 0809105659.Subject(s): Pastoral theology -- United States -- Congresses | Church renewal -- Congresses | Church growth -- CongressesLOC classification: BV4011.3 | .B477 2003
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Background on the parish/congregation study and the pastoral summit -- Inreach: deepening faith commitments. Reality-based sermons: a Catholic perspective / Patrick Brennan -- Reality-based sermons: a Protestant perspective / Bill Elder -- The stewardship way of life / Thomas McGread -- Retreat and then advance / Mark Beckwith -- Evangelizing: effectively connecting with your community. Rural churches as missionary outposts / Bill Geis -- Simple ways to spread the faith / Clara Strong -- Sanctifying the neighborhood: inserting a church into the community / Mark Beckwith -- Evangelizing the marginalized and ourselves / Valerie Chapman -- Lay leadership: the power of the faithful. Making disciples-then what?: training for the newly involved/converted / Arturo Baanuelas -- The care and training of lay leaders / Dawn Mayer -- Creating a collaborative culture / Patricia Farris -- Church dynamics: making ministry work. Psychological profile of the effective pastor/lay minister / Donald Cozzens -- Partnering / Bill Geis -- One pastor, thousands of congregants: new roles for priests and lay people / Arturo Baanuelas -- One pastor, thousands of congregants: creative chaos and the evangelism of contagion / Patrick Brennan -- As a church changes: a Protestant perspective / Mark Beckwith -- As a church changes: a Catholic perspective / Walter Cuenin -- On the edge: radical church models. Church planting: finding islands of hope / Duane Arledge -- Reaching bikers: church in the wind / Gary Davis -- Seeker-sensitive Catholic parishes / Patrick Brennan -- How to "seekerize" your church / Bill Elder -- Connecting postmoderns / Warehouse 242 Staff Team -- The power of commitment: it can happen anywhere / Marjory Zoet Bankson.
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