Greg L Hawkins & Cally Pearson (Authors)
Are you really making a difference? How do you know? Do you ever lie awake at night wondering...
So our programmes really help people grow? Are we putting our resources into ministries that genuinely change lives? Are we helping people to become more like Christ, or just keeping them busy?
For years, church leaders have relied on numbers to help answer questions like these. In other words, we ask the “How many?” question. How many… attend each week? Are in small groups? Actively serve? Tithe?
Brian McLaren & Tony Campolo (Authors)
If you're brave enough to take an honest look at the issues facing the culture-controlled church - and the issues in your own life - read on.
Do you ever look at how the Christian faith is being lived out in the new millennium and wonder if we're not doing what we're supposed to be doing? That we still haven't quite 'gotten it'? That we've missed the point regarding many important issues?
It’s understandable if we’ve relied on what we’ve been told to believe or what’s widely accepted by the Christian community. But if we truly turned a constructive, critical eye toward our beliefs and vigorously questioned them and their origins, where would we find ourselves?