Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Masters Plan For The Church (Revised) [Paperback]

By John MacArthur (Author)
Our Price $ 11.55  
Retail Value $ 16.99  
You Save $ 5.44  (32%)  
Item Number 69306  
Buy New $11.55
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Masters Plan For The Church (Revised) by John MacArthur...

It is absolutely essential that a church perceive itself as an institution for the glory of God, and to do that, claims John MacArthur, the local church must adhere unfalteringly to biblical leadership principles. Christ never intended church leadership to be earned by seniority, purchased with money, or inherited through family ties. He never compared church leaders to governing monarchs, but rather to humble shepherds; not to slick celebrities, but to laboring servants. Drawing from some of the best-received material on church leadership, this updated edition guides the church with crucial, effective lessons in leadership. This book is valuable not only for pastors and elders, but for anyone else who wants the church to be what God intended it to be.

Publishers Description
Es absolutamente esencial que la iglesia se perciba a si misma como una institucion para la gloria de Dios. Cristo nunca tuvo la intencion de que los lideres de la iglesia fueron elegidos por antiguedad, ni comprados con dinero ni que lo fueran por herencia. Nunca comparo a los lideres a una monarquia, mas bien los comparo a pastores de ovejas muy humildes. A partir de lo mejor disponible acerca de liderazgo de la iglesia, John MacArthur guia a la iglesia con lecturas eficaces y cruciales acerca del liderazgo. Este libro es de mucho valor no solo para pastores y lideres en la iglesia sino para cualquiera que desee que la iglesia sea lo que Dios deseaba que fuera. It is absolutely essential that the church perceives itself as an institution for the glory of God. Christ never intended church leadership to be earned by seniority, purchased with money, or inherited through family ties. He never compared church leaders to governing monarchs, but rather to humble shepherds. Drawing from some of the best-received material on church leadership, John MacArthur guides the church with crucial, effective lessons in leadership. This book is valuable not only for pastors and elders, but for anyone else who wants the church to be what God intended it to be.]

Citations And Professional Reviews
Masters Plan For The Church (Revised) by John MacArthur has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • CBA Retailers - 03/01/2008 page 45

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Moody Publishers
Pages   358
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.02" Width: 6.28" Height: 0.78"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2008
Publisher   MOODY PRESS BOOKS #13
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  080247845X  
ISBN13  9780802478450  

Availability  11 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 20, 2016 05:42.
Usually ships within one to two business days from New Kensington, PA.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About John MacArthur

John MacArthur John MacArthur is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master's College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.

The son of Jack MacArthur and fifth cousin of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur,[8] John MacArthur attended Bob Jones University before transferring to Los Angeles Pacific College (now Azusa Pacific University). He later obtained his Masters of Divinity from Biola University's Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California. He graduated with honors. From 1964 to 1966, he served as an associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church, in Burbank, California and, from 1966 to 1969, as a faculty representative for Talbot Theological Seminary. Then, in 1969, he became the third pastor in the then-short history of the nondenominational Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California.

His daily radio program, Grace to You, which is now broadcast throughout much of the world, began as an audio recording ministry to provide cassettes of his sermons to listeners. They were first broadcast in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1977.

In 1985, MacArthur became the president of The Master's College (formerly Los Angeles Baptist College), an accredited, four-year, liberal arts Christian college; and, in 1986, he founded The Master's Seminary. MacArthur also received an honorary doctorate from Talbot Theological Seminary[ and an honorary doctorate from Grace Graduate School.

Nearly 43 years after beginning in the pulpit of Grace Community, MacArthur completed one his own life goals of preaching through the entire New Testament on June 5, 2011, at the end of his projected target window, stated the previous January, to finish "some time in the summer."[1] During the same interview, MacArthur projected he would complete his commentary series within another five years, some 35 years after beginning.

MacArthur is married to Patricia and they have four children and fifteen grandchildren. Spanish Bio: John MacArthur, es el pastor-maestro de la Grace Community Church en Sun Valley, California. Ademas, es presidente de The Master's College and Seminary. Es un prolifico autor con muchos exitos de ventas. Su estilo popular de exposicion y ensenanza de la Biblia puede escucharse a diario en su programa radial de difusion internacional "Gracia a vosotros."

John MacArthur has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Christian Softcover Originals
  2. Comentario MacArthur del Nuevo Testamento
  3. Family Focal Point
  4. Foundations of the Faith (Moody)
  5. Grace for Today
  6. John MacArthur Study
  7. MacArthur Bible Study Guides
  8. MacArthur New Testament Commentary
  9. Preaching With...
  10. Proclaiming the Gospel

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > Leadership
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Church Administration
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Ministry
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Pastoral Counseling

Christian Product Categories
Books > Church & Ministry > Church Life > Church Architecture
Books > Church & Ministry > Pastoral Help > General

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about Masters Plan For The Church (Revised)?

Well Done...  May 26, 2006
Very thorough and to the point in so many aspects of the church. From backing up why a plurality of elders to church discipline. A very good read that will point the reader of what God truly wants from His church based on the biblical model set forth in the New Testament. I extremely liked the area describing the elder; his qualifications and disqualifications based on what the Greek text provides.

In the back of the book in the appendixes he then tackles questions regarding different aspects of the church, such as major questions regarding elders and deacons. He defends many topics including having one of the elders being the lead (teaching pastor) to why the elders can, but not as a rule, be paid.

I would recommend this to anyone wanting to reconfirm what the Bible teaches on the church and not our traditions passed on generation upon generation. Very big help!
Extremely sound  Feb 1, 2006
MacArthur's plan for the "church" is extremely sound. His preceptions are based on origional language of the Bible and will work for anyone committed to establishing a God honoring body of believers.
Must read  Jun 17, 2004
John MacArthur has done an excellent job explaining from the Scriptures the plan that God has ordained for the local church. He teaches what the Bible says about elders, deacons, women's roles, church discipline, preaching, etc. Very scholarly without being dry. Excellent exegesis.
Build Your Church According to Scripture  Nov 12, 2002
Although the "Master's Plan for the Church" (MPftC) came out before "Ashamed of the Gospel" (AotG), I recommend reading AotG before MPftC. AotG presents a broader base for what problems exist (e.g., watering down the gospel) and why they exist. MPftC is more of a practical application -- now that AotG has shown what to avoid, MPftC shows a better way to implement things in your church. Our denomination (CRC - Christian Reformed Church) has most of those things in place and does a pretty good job of staying true to how a church should be run. MPftC helps keep our minds in line with doing the right things and not just things because "we've always done it that way". Most of the chapters and appendixes are taken from sermons at the author's church. The format is easy to read and well organized. The appendixes fill the final one-third of the book and are required reading. I recommend getting both books for your church library (we have AotG and probably will get MPftC soon).
Getting It Right  Jan 17, 2001
To many churches focus on entertainment and people pleaser messages as their means of increasing their numbers. Churches forget that it is not our job to grow the church, that is Jesus' job. This book does not waste time going into concepts and strategies that will increase the size of the church. But instead focuses on what the Biblical structure is for the body of Christ. John MacArthur does not focus on how to increase the width of the church, but the depth. There is not a single church in the Bible ever commended for it's size. Excellent Book !

Write your own review about Masters Plan For The Church (Revised)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Masters Plan For The Church (Revised)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy