BOOKS Understanding Church Growth Author Donald A McGavran Thomashillier.co.uk In This Missionary Classic, First Published In 1970, Donald A McGavran Skillfully Combines Theological Convictions, Empirical Research, Sociological Principles, And Spiritual Insights To Mold A Paradigm For Effective Evangelism Strategy Both At Home And Abroad This Third Edition, Revised And Edited By C Peter Wagner, Retains The Book S Original Aim And Essence While Modernizing The Language And Streamlining The Flow Of Ideas, Reducing The Book S Bulk By 35 Percent Other Features Of This Edition Include An Additional Chapter On Divine Healing And An Expanded, Updated, And Annotated Reading List. slow read not a good writer, and you probably wont agree with everything either. fascinating book that offers a somewhat controversial perspective on missions McGavran is known for being numbers driven and focused on the homogeneous unit He is dissatisfied with works that are not growing numerically, which he regards as ineffective.One weakness of his work is a that as a consequence of his his view that growth is good he tends to accept any mission work that is growing and Christian as a positive thing The problem is that that particular
NULL READ NOV 2012Originally published in 1970, the third edition 1990 makes this a current resource for any church leader full time minister or lay leader who wants to understand church growth.
- 332 pages
- Understanding Church Growth
- Donald A. McGavran
- 01 November 2018 Donald A. McGavran