Transforming Church in Rural America
If you aren't transforming lives, then your church has no impact. This vital guide is for every deacon, elder, and pastor wanting to bring their rural church back to the business of changing lives. You can find no-cost solutions for staffing challenges, upgrading the worship, and generating teams of volunteers, as well as innovative strategies for growth. If you want to know how your church can become relevant in your community with your ministry, you will find the answers here.
"No matter what size church you are a part of, this book will challenge your traditional thinking, force you to look beyond the status quo, and enable you to grasp a bigger vision of what God has in store for your ministry and your leadership." -Ed Young, Fellowship Church
"Shannon O'Dell's passion for the rural church in America is contagious" -Craig Groeschel, LifeChurch.tv
Small church buildings dotting the countryside are home to ministries that often struggle with limited attendance, no money, and little expectation that change can revitalize their future. In Transforming Church in Rural America, Pastor Shannon O'Dell shares a powerful vision of relevance, possibility, and excellence for these small churches, or for any ministry that is stuck in a "rural state of mind." The book reveals:
- how to generate growth through transformed lives
- ways to create active evangelism in your community
- no-cost solutions for staffing challenges, enhancing the worship experience, and inspiring volunteers
Focusing on vision, attitude, leadership, and innovation, you can learn the practical strategies and biblical guidance that helped to grow a church of 31 into a multi-campus church of several thousand, with a national and global outreach. Discover effective structure and ways to cast God-given vision so others can follow and make an impact. Experience the blueprint for transforming into effective, dynamic, and thriving churches no matter where the location or how small it may be.
|Manufacturer||New Leaf Press|
|Title||Transforming Church in Rural America|
|Subtitle||Breaking all the Rurals|
|Publisher||New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.|
|Dimensions (in inches)||5 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/2|