Understanding Church Growth

Author: Donald A. McGavran
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802804631
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In this 3rd edition of his standard work, McGavaran analyzes the causes, methods and strategies for successful church growth both in America and abroad.

Evaluating The Church Growth Movement

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Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310872154
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2Donald A. McGavran, Understanding Church Growth (Grand Rapids: Eerd-
mans, 1970). 3Ibid., 35. 'Donald A. McGavran, quoted in C. Peter Wagner, "
Donald McGavran: A Tribute to the Founder," in Church Growth: State of the Art,
ed. C. Peter Wagner (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1989), 16. Throughout the
rest of this chapter, I will combine parts of both of these definitions as a shorthand
way to refer to McGavran's conecpt of mission and the foundation perspective of
Church ...

Get Ready Get Set Grow

Author: Gary W. Exman
Publisher: CSS Publishing
ISBN: 089536865X
Size: 17.42 MB
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Exman identifies the unique problems facing small town and rural churches, and in this book he offers proven strategies for conquering the cancer of declining membership and building stronger congregations.

Church Growth From An African American Perspective

Author: Donald Hilliard
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ISBN:
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Bishop Hilliard pinpoints the signs leaders should look for in knowing their churches are growing in a healthy manner, and includes a discussion of satellite churches, extension churches, and new church plants as signs of healthy growth.

Above All Earthly Pow Rs

Author: David F. Wells
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802829023
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In 1970, he wrote Understanding Church Growth, which soon became the
foundational text of this movement, two of whose principles are now central to the
current movement to market the Church. They are, first, the homogenous unit
principle and, second, understanding the mechanism of conversion. On the first,
he stated quite simply that "men like to become Christians without crossing racial,
linguistic, or class barriers."39 There are, in fact, other barriers which he also
mentioned, ...