Five practices of fruitful congregations / Robert Schnase.Material type: TextPublisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Revised and updatedDescription: xii, 175 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781501858871; 1501858874Subject(s): Church renewalLOC classification: BV600.3 | .S353 2018
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The practice of radical hospitality -- The practice of passionate worship -- The practice of intentional faith development -- The practice of risk-taking mission and service -- The practice of extravagant generosity -- Excellence and fruitfulness.
Schnase contends that successful congregations often have certain characteristics in common. These fundamental practices demonstrate congregational health, vitality, and fruitfulness. They also help churches fulfill their mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The five practices of fruitful congregations: Radical Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Intentional Faith Development, Risk-Taking Mission and Service, Extravagant Generosity.