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Sharing the Gospel with Ease: How the Love of Christ Can Flow Naturally from Your Life

Sharing the Gospel with Ease: How the Love of Christ Can Flow Naturally from Your Life

by Thom S. Rainer

Discover a Natural Way to Share the Love of Christ.Think about an incredibly joyful event in your life. Perhaps you got a job you desperately wanted or you were really proud of something you made. Do you remember how you couldn’t wait to talk about it? You were willing and eager to have a conversation about it with anyone who would listen! Why doesn’t ou… Read more…

Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities That Will Determine the Future of Your Congregation

Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities That Will Determine the Future of Your Congregation

by Thom S. Rainer

A trustworthy and respected guide for pastors and church leadership in the post-quarantine world, providing hope and vision for the future of your congregation.From thousands of surveys of church leaders and in-person consultations, Thom Rainer and his Church Answers team have gathered the essential wisdom you will need to face the challenges and opportuniti… Read more…

Scrappy Church: God's Not Done Yet

Scrappy Church: God's Not Done Yet

by Thom S. Rainer

How many times have we heard these statements…   “We can’t compete with the megachurch in our town!”“A new church was started two blocks from us. We’ve got plenty of churches without them!”“The church brought another one of their campuses near us. It’s totally unethical what they are doing.”&l… Read more…

Becoming a Welcoming Church
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Becoming a Welcoming Church

by Thom S. Rainer

Narrated by Rainer, Thom S.

Most church members don't see their churches clearly. In almost all of Thom S. Rainer's consultations, church members perceive their church to be friendly. But as he surveyed guests, he found that the guests typically saw church members as unfriendly. The perception chasm existed because the members were indeed friendly . . . to one another.… Read more…

Becoming a Welcoming Church

Becoming a Welcoming Church

by Thom S. Rainer

Most church members don't see their churches clearly. In almost all of Thom S. Rainer's consultations, church members perceive their church to be friendly. But as he surveyed guests, he found that the guests typically saw church members as unfriendly. The perception chasm existed because the members were indeed friendly . . . to one another.… Read more…

We Want You Here

We Want You Here

by Thom S. Rainer

The message is basic but profound. We want guests to know they are welcome to the church. This book is a gift to guests to communicate that very message. Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer (I Am a Church Member, Autopsy of a Deceased Church) has created a tool for churches to become more hospitable through a brief, welcoming book that introduces the ministry … Read more…

Who Moved My Pulpit?: Leading Change in the Church

Who Moved My Pulpit?: Leading Change in the Church

by Thom S. Rainer

Who Moved My Pulpit? may not be the exact question you’re asking. But you’re certainly asking questions about change in the church—where it’s coming from, why it’s happening, and how you’re supposed to hang on and follow God through it—even get out ahead of it so your church is faithfully meeting … Read more…

¡Me comprometo!: Nueve características del cristiano enfocado hacia afuera

¡Me comprometo!: Nueve características del cristiano enfocado hacia afuera

by Thom S. Rainer

¿Acaso podría ser usted la respuesta a los problemas que observa? Todos los días hacemos frente a las necesidades —emocionales, físicas y espirituales— de quienes nos rodean. ¿Qué se supone que hagamos al respecto? ¿Son problemas que deben abordar nuestros pastores o hay alguna manera de que el mie… Read more…

I Will: Nine Habits of the Outwardly Focused Christian
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I Will: Nine Habits of the Outwardly Focused Christian

by Thom S. Rainer

Narrated by Rainer, Thom S.

Could you be the answer to the problems you see? Every day we are faced with the needs of those around us. Emotional. Physical. Spiritual. What are we to do about it? Are these problems for our pastors to address or is there a way for the church member to make an impact that will last? Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer answer these questi… Read more…

I Will: Nine Traits of the Outwardly Focused Christian

I Will: Nine Traits of the Outwardly Focused Christian

by Thom S. Rainer

Could you be the answer to the problems you see?   Every day we are faced with the needs of those around us. Emotional. Physical. Spiritual. What are we to do about it? Are these problems for our pastors to address or is there a way for the church member to make an impact that will last?   Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer answers these q… Read more…

Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive
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Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive

by Thom S. Rainer

Narrated by Rainer, Thom S.

No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and doom b… Read more…

Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive

Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive

by Thom S. Rainer

No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and doom b… Read more…


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