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The Missional Quest: Becoming a Church of the Long Run

The Missional Quest: Becoming a Church of the Long Run

by Ed Stetzer, Lance Ford and Brad Brisco

When Christ calls people, he invites them on a journey—a journey taken together in community. We have reached a point in history, however, when we think of the church as a fixed place where isolated individuals show up, consume a Christian message, drink some coffee, and get on with their lives. The times demand, and the gospel proclaims, that we reco… Read more…

Making Disciples: Developing Lifelong Followers of Jesus

Making Disciples: Developing Lifelong Followers of Jesus

by Ed Stetzer and Ralph Moore

The Great Commission is to make disciples. Renowned church planter and pastor Ralph Moore shows leaders why a focus on making disciples is the essential next step once a church is planted. This biblical, practical handbook will guide churches of any size to focus their ministries around Jesus's command to his followers to make disciples of all nations. M… Read more…

What Jesus Started: Joining the Movement, Changing the World

What Jesus Started: Joining the Movement, Changing the World

by Ed Stetzer and Steve Addison

Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year Sometimes we get so caught up in the power of Jesus shouting from the cross, "It is finished!" that we forget that Jesus started something. What Jesus started was a movement that began small, with intimate conversations designed to build disciples into apostles who would go out in the … Read more…

Effective Staffing for Vital Churches: The Essential Guide to Finding and Keeping the Right People

Effective Staffing for Vital Churches: The Essential Guide to Finding and Keeping the Right People

by Ed Stetzer, Bill Easum and Bill Tenny-Brittian

Well-staffed churches grow. But how do churches staff for growth in these rapidly changing times when budgets are tight, mission opportunities abound, and there is a growing shortage of qualified pastors, staff members, and church leaders? Two veteran pastors and church growth consultants offer workable solutions that focus on the four core processes vital t… Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged
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Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

Narrated by Piper, John

As in previous years, Desiring God has put together a book based on the six sessions of their annual national conference. The 2011 event boasted an impressive line-up of speakers whose messages are now featured in this volume: David Platt, New York Times best-selling author of Radical; Louie Giglio, founder and leader of Passion conferences; Michael Ramsden,… Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

This is no ordinary missions book. The theme isn't new, but the approach is refreshing and compelling, as contributors David Platt, Louie Giglio, Michael Ramsden, Ed Stetzer, Michael Oh, David Mathis, and John Piper take up the mantle of the Great Commission and its Spirit-powered completion. From astronomy to exegesis, from apologetics to the Global Sou… Read more…

Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation
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Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation

by Ed Stetzer and Brandon Batchelar

Narrated by Stetzer, Ed

See yourself, your church, your world... differently. Ed Stetzer turns conventional Christian living on its head with this inspiring, instructional guide to life in the kingdom of God—not just church, not just check marks, but a full, everyday, out-there adventure of worship, lifestyle, relationships, and service. It’s about living so confident i… Read more…

Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites...and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media

Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites...and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media

by Ed Stetzer and Bradley R.E. Ph.D. Wright

According to the media, the church is rapidly shrinking, both in numbers and in effectiveness. But the good news is, much of the bad news is wrong. Sociologist Bradley R. E. Wright uncovers what's really happening in the church: evangelicals are more respected by secular culture now than they were ten years ago; divorce rates of Christians are lower than… Read more…

MissionShift

MissionShift

by Ed Stetzer and David Hesselgrave

Veteran missionary David Hesselgrave and rising missional expert Ed Stetzer edit this engaging set of conversational essays addressing global mission issues in the third millennium. Key contributors are Charles E. Van Engen ("Mission Described and Defined"), the late Paul Hiebert ("The Gospel in Human Contexts: Changing Perspectives on Contextualization"), a… Read more…

Transformational Church: Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations
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Transformational Church: Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations

by Ed Stetzer and Thom Rainer

Narrated by Rainer, Thom

Churches committed to following Christ’s example want this world changed for the sake of eternity. While the supernatural piece of making that happen goes without saying, how does a body of believers do its part to be in that “sweet spot” where true spiritual transformation occurs? In Transformational Church, best-selling research authors E… Read more…

Holy Subversion (Foreword by Ed Stetzer): Allegiance to Christ in an Age of Rivals

Holy Subversion (Foreword by Ed Stetzer): Allegiance to Christ in an Age of Rivals

by Ed Stetzer and Trevin Wax

Christians are too often guilty of pledging their allegiance to the influential principalities and powers of this age rather than to Christ alone. In Holy Subversion, Trevin Wax challenges such behavior by urging a return to the subversive lifestyle of the earliest Christians. Their proclamation and demonstration that "Jesus is Lord" directly opposed the Cae… Read more…

How to Multiply Your Church: The Most Effective Way to Grow

How to Multiply Your Church: The Most Effective Way to Grow

by Ed Stetzer and Ralph Moore

Churches in North America are bigger than ever, but their slow rate of growth cannot keep up with population increases. Existing churches simply cannot add enough new believers! The good news is that by multiplying--steadily and strategically planting new churches that, in turn, plant new churches--the global Church creates more of what Ralph Moore calls har… Read more…


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