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Creating The Future Of The Church

A Practical Guide To Addressing Whole-System Change

by Keith Elford

Jacket

Paperback
Price: £10.99
Publisher:SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)
Published:September 2013
ISBN:978-0-281-07077-0
Review:

The weighty metaphors of how we clunk along as the local church are somewhat disheartening. Here Keith Elford offers a wide-ranging sweep with the goal of organizational flourishing from his many years and diversity of perspective. It's clear and insightful content for all churches that intend to more than get-by.

There's more than analysis, as it's unashamedly action orientated, strongly flavoured by Anglicanism and yet has application, gain and purpose far beyond it. The knowing who you are and the team chapters are probably the strongest content, and what I was most helped by. The models, action emphasis and research is richly thought out. Worth a second-reading and team application in many of our differing situations.



Reviewer: Johnny Douglas   (14/05/15)
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