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Zondervan It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook

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Customer Reviews for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
Review 1 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
This review is fromIt: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It.
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

The Best Book So Far On Doing Our Part In Ministry

Date:July 25, 2013
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Armando
If someone told me they were going to start a church or just got hired to pastor a church, this would be the FIRST book I would recommend. This book is not about strategies that take precedence over the work of God; rather, it is about doing our part as we partner with God. This book is a must.
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Review 2 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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Date:March 9, 2010
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Linda Flaugh
Very well done. Kept my interest until the end. Found the thoughts and ideas very helpful.
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Review 3 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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Date:June 4, 2009
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Christopher Johnson
Last night I finished reading it by Craig Groeshel. I would not be telling the truth if I did not communicate that this book literally made me cry. I have lost sleep over what Pastor Groeshel illustrates and brings up. Well. . . thats not exactly accurate. Repentance and prayer could hardly be called a loss of sleep.This book is more than a very creative way for the author to say it more times than normal circumstances allow. This is a wonderful and masterful look at Spirit filled, Christ focused ministry that honors God. (I know that seems a little redundant but oh well.)I am sorry to say that I only have two thumbs to put way up in the air. But after you read it there will be two more.I would strongly recommend you read this 200 page volume if you are serious about ministry that pleases God. If you are not serious about Christ centered ministry, then I beg you to read it.
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Review 4 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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Date:November 12, 2008
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Liz Rios
I think evaluation is good for churches. Unfortunately, many churches don't evaluate their ministry because they view it as something that is "nonspiritual". I didn't think this author was making it a numbers issue at all but like many other books I've read IT has to do with church health and anything that is healthy grows. Thus a church that has IT will grow but that is not the end all be all message in this book. I think its a great and easy read for leaders who are not afraid to look at their ministries and say something is wrong or something is right with what we have going here!
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Review 5 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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5 out of 5

Date:August 18, 2008
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Greg
Does your church have "it"? This book will help leaders relect on whether or not their church has it. This is an open and honest look at what can be done when leaders are willing to work together in innovative ways. If a leader is not willing to fail then they are failing to lead.
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Review 6 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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Date:August 13, 2008
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Jonathan Petersen
Craig Groeschels book "It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It" describes the elusive "it" as the element that attracts people and makes ministries effective. Craig says "it" can't be taught, but "it" can be caught. God gives "it." "It" has a lot to do with the Holy Spirit, whom the Bible tells us we should not quench. When we follow that instruction, we become open to getting "it." Churches that have "it" are incredibly focused, willing to fail, led by people who have "it," and those people see potential when others see problems. Craig says "the spark of passion ignites the fuel for innovation." And he says "it" follows big vision. God makes "it" happen. "It" is from him, by him, and for his glory. I recommend reading It to become sensitized to the need of getting, and keeping, "it."
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Review 7 for It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It - eBook
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2 out of 5

Date:August 1, 2008
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Robert A
I guess the best way we could sum this up is to say if you have to read a book about getting "it" to understand "it" you'll probably never have "it."While this book has some potential and is written honestly, it seems to be another piece of literary clutter in the glutted marketplace. While deeply appreciate Craig Groeschel's ministry, applaud his innovation, and cheer on his evangelistic fervor, I don't think this text is a necessary addition to the growing pantheon on ghost written leadership books by celebrity Christians.Perhaps our $15 might be better spent on another resource. Why is it that success is measured in terms of size of congregation and momentum and not longevity of service, proven character, and faithfulness to the Scriptures? "It" according to the Scriptures is certainly different than what is described here in the text. It always breaks down to a numbers game.One worthwhile aspect of the text is the use of so many different perspectives and individuals it highlights. It doesn't seem to measure up to the $15 it commands at the counter.
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