Helping churches grow
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Helping churches grow by Ralph M. Smith

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Published by Broadman Press in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English


  • Southern Baptist Convention -- Education.,
  • Church growth -- Southern Baptist Convention.,
  • Sunday schools -- Growth.,
  • Baptists -- Education.

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Edition Notes

StatementRalph M. Smith, Bob Edd Shotwell.
SeriesBroadman leadership series
ContributionsShotwell, Bob Edd, 1932-
LC ClassificationsBX6462.7 .S45 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination96. [24] p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2711476M
ISBN 100805432396
LC Control Number86004246

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Across the United States, churches are losing both members and vitality as increasing numbers of young people disengage. Based on groundbreaking research with over of the nation's leading congregations, Growing Young provides a strategy any church can use to involve and retain teenagers and young adults. It profiles innovative churches that are engaging to year- olds and as a Cited by: 1. Changing the location of your congregation is not an easy, but there are a growing number of examples of congregations that have taken this bold step as part of a revitalization strategy. See Lyle E. Shaller’s book, Choices for Churches (Abington Press, ) pp. , for more information on changing the location of your congregation.   I was excited about this book as I read about pastor, teacher, evangelist, exhortation, leadership, administration, mission and the necessity of using people's gifts for the growth of the church. Nice overview of churches, but little understanding of growth of the kingdom outside of local church walls. Apostle definition was a bit odd.4/5(13).   It might seem counterintuitive, but many churches have proven that multiplication is a legitimate strategy for church growth. Many fast-growing churches have planted new congregations before they were entirely established or even had more than one service. This meant sending a new church plant off with – people they couldn’t afford to.