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B&H Books Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples

Using case studies of 400 American churches, Rainer and Geiger demonstrate that Christian discipling has often become too complex and intimidating to be effective with postmodern congregations. Discover how churches that are successful in sharing the gospel are following four simple ideas: clarity, movement, alignment, and focus. 272 pages, softcover from B&H.
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Customer Reviews for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
Review 1 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Fantastic Book

Date:October 4, 2013
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Pqastor Johnny
Location:Everett Wa
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Excellent book, really gives good guide lines for moving leadership into a successful venture. Doesn't give you detailed steps, but guides you through the processes in such a way any church, leader, or Pastor can succeed with. Size doesn't matter, getting everyone focused on the processes to succeed does.
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Review 2 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Incredible Resource for Church Leaders

Date:February 20, 2013
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After I began reading Simple Church, I began to see elements of ministries I have been involved in and am currently in through the examples given. Amazingly, Simple Church brings not only relevant issues pertaining church processes, but give helpful, practical methods which have been proven to work.
Every person in Church leadership should read this book as it gives perspective to problems, and affirmation for those who are truly on point.
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Review 3 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Thought provoking and helpful.

Date:February 8, 2013
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peggy
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Aimed at pastors but useful challenge for anyone in church leadership and vision planning.
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Review 4 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Date:September 18, 2012
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Zman
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Great information regarding what works in a church and how the focus affects the overall growth of the people.
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Date:August 8, 2012
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Ministry will always bring stress, but if you want to: 1) see people spiritually grow and 2) have less stress in meetings and ministry management, buy this book. The point of the book is to teach you how to streamline the discipleship process so it becomes easy for people to take the next step in their growth. This book should be used in every Christian university and seminary.
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Review 6 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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An excellent resource for organizing your church

Date:June 13, 2012
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Steve
Location:Afton, Minnesota
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I liked this book because it challenges the church to rethink its programming mentality. It is so easy to get on a merry go round of activities and burn everybody out and have nothing to show for it when it comes to spiritual growth. I like the emphasis on putting together a discipling process and then sticking with it.
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Review 7 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Eye openingly difficult

Date:March 27, 2012
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I stumbled upon Simple Church when challenged about a church growth campaign in our local congregation. This book is not about that. It is not another formula. It is not another design. It is simple; Do what Jesus did. Make disciples of Him, not programs.
Backed up by good research (for those of us that need to see some solid stuff besides just "a feeling") but speaking also in terms of things we know in our spirit, this book does a great job combining the two. It may not be for everyone, but it certainly challenged me and my team to strive to be simply effective.
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Review 8 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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Very Simple

Date:March 12, 2012
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Paul Miner
Location:Essex, Ontario
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This book helps to answer a lot of questions. It was hard to put down. And is an easy read.
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Review 9 for Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
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The Way Church Needs To Be!

Date:November 7, 2011
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jmwern
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Excellent book - puts focus back into the Church making the main thing the "main thing".
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