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Vital : churches changing communities and the world / Jorge Acevedo ; foreword by John Schol.

By: Acevedo, Jorge.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville, TN : Abingdon Press, c2012Description: 141 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781426767555 (pbk.); 1426767552 (pbk.).Subject(s): Church and the world | Church work
Contents:
Spiritual pastoral leadership -- Unleashing the body of Christ -- A people made for worship -- The power of small groups -- Reaching across the street and around the world.
Summary: "In Vital, Jorge Acevedo passionately and effectively reveals how Grace Church in Cape Coral, Florida, has developed behaviors that result in vital and fruitful ministry. Focusing on spiritual pastoral leadership, lay leadership development, worship, small groups, and service and mission, Acevedo both inspires and coaches. He helps leaders of congregations act in their own contexts to develop behaviors essential to vitality, as identified by the recent study of 32,000 United Methodist congregations. The book includes brief summaries of learnings from the research written by Amy Valdez Barker, project manager for the Vital Congregations Initiative, as well as stories from other congregations illustrating vital behaviors in different settings." --from Book Description, Amazon.com.
List(s) this item appears in: Methodist Studies
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Spiritual pastoral leadership -- Unleashing the body of Christ -- A people made for worship -- The power of small groups -- Reaching across the street and around the world.

"In Vital, Jorge Acevedo passionately and effectively reveals how Grace Church in Cape Coral, Florida, has developed behaviors that result in vital and fruitful ministry. Focusing on spiritual pastoral leadership, lay leadership development, worship, small groups, and service and mission, Acevedo both inspires and coaches. He helps leaders of congregations act in their own contexts to develop behaviors essential to vitality, as identified by the recent study of 32,000 United Methodist congregations. The book includes brief summaries of learnings from the research written by Amy Valdez Barker, project manager for the Vital Congregations Initiative, as well as stories from other congregations illustrating vital behaviors in different settings." --from Book Description, Amazon.com.

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