Autopsy of a Deceased Church
  • Author : Thom S. Rainer
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 13 : 9781433683923
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Book excerpt: Presents twelve lessons on keeping a church alive, discussing the consistent themes the author found in dying churches.

Autopsy of a Deceased Church

Autopsy of a Deceased Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Presents twelve lessons on keeping a church alive, discussing the consistent themes the author found in dying churches....

Autopsy of a Deceased Church

Autopsy of a Deceased Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among ...

Autopsy of a Dead Church

Autopsy of a Dead Church

Author : Lou Mancari
Publisher : Xulon Press
Genre : Religion
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Autopsy means to "look for yourself within" or "to see with your own eyes." We will open the spiritual body with the scalpel of God's two-edged sword, the Word of God. As we begin the autopsy of the dead church we immediately find that DNA evidence links every person in ...

I Am a Church Member

I Am a Church Member

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Best-selling author Thom S. Rainer (Simple Church) shows how being an effective church member has more to do with maintaining a healthy biblical attitude than it does worrying over functional issues....

Essential Church

Essential Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer,Sam S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Why do so many young adults (18 to 22) leave the church, and what will it take to bring them back? This important question is examined and duly answered in Essential Church?, a follow-up to Thom S. Rainer’s best-selling Simple Church cowritten this time with his son, research expert Sam Rainer. ...

Becoming a Welcoming Church

Becoming a Welcoming Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Most church members don't see their churches clearly. In almost all of Thom S. Rainer's consultations, church members perceive their church to be friendly. But as he surveyed guests, he found that the guests typically saw church members as unfriendly. The perception chasm existed because the members were indeed friendly . . . ...

Scrappy Church

Scrappy Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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How many times have we heard these statements… “We can’t compete with the megachurch in our town!” “A new church was started two blocks from us. We’ve got plenty of churches without them!” “The church brought another one of their campuses near us. It’s totally unethical what ...

The Post Quarantine Church

The Post Quarantine Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Genre : Religion
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A trustworthy and respected guide for pastors and church leadership in the post-quarantine world, providing hope and vision for the future of your congregation. From thousands of surveys of church leaders and in-person consultations, Thom Rainer and his Church Answers team have gathered the essential wisdom you will need to ...

We Want You Here

We Want You Here

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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The message is basic but profound. We want guests to know they are welcome to the church. This book is a gift to guests to communicate that very message. Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer (I Am a Church Member, Autopsy of a Deceased Church) has created a tool for churches ...

Simple Church

Simple Church

Author : Thom S. Rainer,Eric Geiger
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Now in paperback, muti-awarded national hit Simple Church shares a clear message from case studies of 400 North American congregations: Church is done best when it's kept simple....

Ending with Hope

Ending with Hope

Author : Beth Ann Gaede
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Religion
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Why is it we do funerals so well but often balk at even recognizing the death of a congregation? Couldn't we do grief ministry and funerals as well for social groups as we do for individuals?" challenges Gilson Waldkoenig, in his seminary classes. Waldkoenig, associate professor of church in society ...

Breakout Churches

Breakout Churches

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Religion
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In Thom Rainer's latest book, Breakout Churches, he shows you how churches that were once healthy but had stagnated in growth have broken out to become great churches impacting lives and entire communities. Breakout Churches tells the story of these churches and their pastors. And, using a statistical approach, it ...

Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore

Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore

Author : Thom Schultz,Joani Schultz
Publisher : Group Publishing, Inc.
Genre : Religion
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This book will forever change the way you think about church! The statistics are clear: The American church is in decline. People are leaving in astounding numbers, with no sign of a turnaround. And despite church leaders’ best efforts to stem the tide, more than 80 percent of people are finding ...

The Church Revitalization Checklist

The Church Revitalization Checklist

Author : Sam Rainer
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Genre : Religion
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Your church has the opportunity of a lifetime. The world has shifted, and a new, brighter tomorrow awaits. The Church Revitalization Checklist is a tool to help you start fresh, leverage your strengths, and discover hidden opportunities for church growth. God has placed you exactly where He wants you. But ...

Who Moved My Pulpit

Who Moved My Pulpit

Author : Thom S. Rainer
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Genre : Religion
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Who Moved My Pulpit? may not be the exact question you’re asking. But you’re certainly asking questions about change in the church—where it’s coming from, why it’s happening, and how you’re supposed to hang on and follow God through it—even get out ahead ...