Tag Archives: nonfiction

The Gospel-Driven Church

If you’re a church leader in any way (pastor, deacon, ministry leader), this book is a must read, especially if you are attempting to give your church a shot of energy. The Gospel-Driven Church focuses on how a church might say it’s gospel-driven but in reality it’s not, and what to do to fix that. For many churches in the United States, attempting to attract nonbelievers, to be missional, has been what has driven the church and its leadership.

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Notorious

A lot of classic and important Christian theology is filtered through a new lens; showing how villainy reflects what a Christian life should look like in new ways. Every story serves both as a warning and as a mirror that asks, “Are we any different?” We see not just the failings of these people, but also how we are like them and the traps that we need to avoid in our own spiritual walks.

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Equipping Grandparents

A series of essays or articles on grandparenting, this book is aimed at church ministry leaders who realize there is a group of under-utilized people in their church: grandparents. The author has a ministry to encourage churches and grandparents to take an active role in fostering grandparent relationships in their church, and each chapter focuses on an aspect of it, or how it has worked in various churches, and the like.

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Biblical Grandparenting

This book seeks to explain the misleading ideas we get from culture about what it means to be a grandparent, and then focuses on what the Bible teaches about this important role in the lives of both the grandparents and the grandchildren. The author and his ministry have done much research into the topic, and there is a fair bit in the book that reports on that research, but it is interspersed with more than enough practical advice and encouragement to make it a valuable resource for grandparents and churches alike.

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