11 Innovations in the Local Church

How Today's Leaders Can Learn, Discern and Move into the Future


Author: Elmer L. Towns,Ed Stetzer,Warren Bird

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441267387

Category: Religion

Page: 284

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Join three seasoned church-ministry experts on an insider's tour of the most innovative churches today! Discover a dozen types of innovation, each with profiles of congregations that have implemented that innovation. This is more than a show-and-tell tour, however. Each chapter offers a solid take-away for church leaders on how to learn and apply the appropriate innovation profiled. The authors also offer scripturally based assessments of both the positive and negatives implications of implementing each innovation, providing guidance and wisdom. There are many ways to present the gospel, and this timely book will serve as a springboard for church leaders scratching their heads and asking themselves, "What should we do next?" By learning from a dozen different church types, church leaders can become more intentional about exploring new directions and reaching more of the world for Christ.

The Local Church in the Light of Magisterium Theaching [i.e Teaching] Mission

A Case in Point : the Archdiocese of Semarang, Indonesia, 1940-1981


Author: Gregorius Budi Subanar

Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop

ISBN: 9788876528965

Category: Religion

Page: 414

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Reacting to the impact of World War I, Pope Benedict XV created a pastoral letter Maximum Illud (1919) to stimulate the creation of the local hieratichy on mission area. Afterward there appeared similar documents of various kind. Meanwhile, in the 1950s various local churches were accused of being agents of colonialism. Added to this problem, was a demand to realize aggiornamento of the Church after Vatican Coucil II.In such situations, policies of the native bishops were important to the development of the local Church.

The Local Church in a Global Era

Reflections for a New Century


Author: Max L. Stackhouse,Tim Dearborn,Scott Paeth

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802847102

Category: Religion

Page: 218

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This important volume explores the implications of the emerging global society for the local church and its mission. Written by prominent scholars and missionaries, "The Local Church in a Global Era" examines the relation of Christian theology and ethics to global changes in the family, economics, technology, education, the media and other key spheres of life.

A Local Church Living for Dialogue

Muslim-Christian Relations in Mindanao-Sulu, Philippines : 1965-2000


Author: William Larousse

Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop

ISBN: 9788876528798

Category: Religion

Page: 645

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Interreligious dialogue is an essential dimension of mission. This study investigates interreligious dialogue as a dimension of mission in the Church in Mindanao-Sulu in the Philippines. However, the investigation is done with reference to the ecclesial communion with the Church in the Philippines.

Guarding the Local Church

Identifying False Ministries


Author: Dick Iverson,Frank Damazio,Wendell Smith

Publisher: Rich Brott

ISBN: 9781593830229

Category: Religion

Page: 94

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We are living in a day and age when the church is under attack. Dick Iverson speaks to us from his own experience about the dangers that face overseers of the church. He shares stories from his own life, and chronicles some of the failures and successes of his early years of ministry. He also details how to discern between ministers who truly love the church and those who are ministering for their own gain.

Government and Ministry in the Local Church


Author: Stephen Kaung

Publisher: Christian Fellowship Publishers

ISBN: 1680626760

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Leadership training messages for those whose hearts have a sense of responsibility in the church.

Managing Conflict in the Local Church


Author: Charles Rodney Free

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479762717

Category: Religion

Page: 174

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Charles Rodney Free discovered that in California, there were 5,000 churches that had at any given time, passed through a serious controversy between their members and the pastor in the preceding six months (Barnas Survey). The level of tithes and offerings was way down below the previous years. Numbers of pastors were dismissed. Almost none of the pastors had ever had any training in the management of conflict in the local church. Bishop Free offers you his know-how on managing conflict in the local church. Learn now how to protect your ministry and your future.