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This is the tool you need to evaluate and improve the health of your church. Becoming a Healthy Church Workbook, the companion to Macchias book Becoming a Healthy Church, provides summaries of the ten characteristics of a healthy church and looks at seven key questions that need to be answered by every leadership team. Each of the seven questions forms a step in the ministry planning process, which will help you and your church leaders assess the health of your church, realize its potential, and become unified with a plan toward greater health and vitality. All too often assessments ask the right questions but leave you hanging. This outstanding workbook takes you through a well-facilitated strategic planning process that develops healthy, realistic timelines for success. Sue Mallory, executive director, Leadership Training Network This new workbook for Becoming a Healthy Church makes a great resource for churches even better! It can help congregations move from dreams, lethargy, or despair into a dynamic, significant, and Christ-exalting future. Roberta Hestenes, minister, World Vision International Praise for Becoming a Healthy Church: Macchia goes straight to the heart of what churches need and can do to survive and thrive in the twenty-first century. Leith Anderson, Wooddale Church Cultivation of these ten characteristics will, through the gracious providence of God, lead to a veritable revival of Christs church in our time. Walter C. Kaiser Jr., president, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary This book makes a huge contribution to the effort of church renewal worldwide. Bill Hybels, Willow Creek Community Church I loved reading Becoming a Healthy Church! It is a wonderful tool that I recommend to every church that is serious about being purpose-driven. Rick Warren, author, The Purpose-Driven Church You will find spiritual insight and practical profitability in this book. Jack Hayford, The Church on the Way Instead of old-style models and maps, programs, and proceduresnone of which work in postmodern cultureMacchia gives us what does work. Leonard Sweet, Drew University
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Studio: Baker Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.91 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2001
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 0801091187 ISBN13 9780801091186
Availability 0 units.
More About Stephen A. Macchia
Stephen A. Macchia is the founder and president of Leadership Transformations, Inc. (www.LeadershipTransformations.org) and the creator of the CHAT Survey for churches (Church Health Assessment Tool, details at www.healthychurch.net). He also serves as the director of the Pierce Center for Disciple-Building at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. Steve is the author several books, including Becoming A Healthy Church (Baker Books), Becoming A Healthy Disciple, Becoming A Healthy Team, Crafting a Rule of Life (IVP) and Broken and Whole (IVP).