Item description for The Measure of a Healthy Church: How God Defines Greatness in a Church by Gene A. Getz & Michael J. Easley...
Overview If the apostle Paul wrote a letter to your congregation, what would he commend it for? It's a sobering question to ponder. Learn how your church sizes up to biblical standards and God's definition of greatness with this classic previously titled "The Measure of a Church."
In a world of competing voices about what church is all about, Gene Getz, with the wisdom God has granted him over decades of ministry, provides a solidly grounded and thoroughly biblical approach to how God assesses the strength, health, and maturity of a local church. Previously titled "The Measure of a Church." He addresses...
The definition of the church
The standard of measure by which the church should be defined (Is it centered on Christ? Does it display the fruit of the Spirit? Is it growing in its ability to display faith, hope, and love?)
How does one measure leadership?
How does one measure worship?
What is the one, ultimate standard the church is measured by?
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GENE A. GETZ, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, earned a BA from Rocky Mountain College, an MA from the Wheaton Graduate School, and a Ph.D. from New York University. He has served as a professor at Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also a prolific author. Most of his 60 books have grown out of his experience as a pastor. "The Measure of a Man" has become a classic and is used around the world for personal and group study. His books "The Measure of a Healthy Church" and "Elders and Leaders: God's Plan for Leading the Church" (both published by Moody Publishers) remain breakthrough biblical studies for church leaders.Gene now serves as President of the Center for Church Renewal and has completed a 7-year Bible project using the Holman Christian Standard Bible. The "Life Essentials Study Bible" is the first Multi-Media Study Bible which contains 1,500 principles from Genesis to Revelation.He also airs a 2-minute daily feature on numerous radio stations called "A Principle to Live By" which can also be accessed by going to www.bibleprinciples.org where you'll also discover information about Gene's "Life Essentials Study Bible."
Gene A. Getz currently resides in Garland, in the state of Texas.