This latest addition to the IXMarks series tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia. Weaving together scripture and biblical principles with humor and personal anecdotes, author Michael McKinley asserts that a pastor's faithful exposition of God's Word, passion for sharing the gospel, and care in the training of other godly leaders are more important than the size of his church. McKinley honestly shares his own fears and rookie mistakes, along with encouraging stories of how God moved at Guilford Baptist. We are reminded that God uses weak and fearful pastors in plants and revitalizations; church planting is indeed for qwimps.q For pastors and seminarians considering a church plant and those already struggling in their own fledgling congregations, this book is a thoughtful and encouraging resource.We learned from 1 Corinthians how Christians have freedom in Christ to make all kinds of different choices about what they eat, drink, ... Ia#39;m not saying you should rock a forty- five-minute monologue with three other people in a living room.
|Title||:||Church Planting Is for Wimps|
|Publisher||:||Crossway - 2010-04-01|