I’m genuinely excited about my most up-to-date book, The Gospel-Driven Church. Yes, it is accurate — I ultimately have a book with the very same title as my weblog!
This project is the culmination of years and years of study and practice, as effectively as nearly a decade of going to and consulting with other churches functioning toward gospel-centrality, and it is my try at supplying a “leadership manual” of sorts to ministry leaders interested in transitioning their church away from pragmatism and additional toward a conscientious gospel-centeredness. As such, it is complete of application points and proactive pointers, and I even inform the (fictitious) story of a pastor major such a transition in his personal church all through the chapters. (Just my tiny nod to Patrick Lencioni’s leadership fables.)
Published by Zondervan and subtitled “Uniting Church Development Dreams with the Metrics of Grace,” The Gospel-Driven Church assists churches probe deeper than even the blessings of numeric and resource development to appropriately gauge their spiritual overall health and function toward orientation about the function of Jesus.
Matt Chandler says, “This book should really soothe weary leaders’ bones and free of charge them to point freely and passionately to the beauty of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection.”
Eric Geiger calls it “a need to-study for these in ministry leadership.”
Clint Pressley says this book is “the magna carta for gospel-centered alter.”
(Study additional endorsements right here.)
The book officially drops March 12, but you can preorder it now by way of your on-line retailer of option. And if you do, we have some bonus sources for you!
If you pre-order 1-four copies of the book, you will acquire advance access to J.D. Greear’s foreword and Chapter 1 of the book, as effectively as a unique assessment tool written by me to assist you additional deeply evaluate the spiritual overall health of your church.
Pre-order five or additional copies — to function by way of with your church employees or ministry group, or just to give away to leaders you really like — and you will get the earlier bonus sources supplied and an exclusive video teaching session from me, created just for groups beginning this journey collectively.
Pre-order information and facts on how to claim your bonus sources are readily available at TheGospelDrivenChurch.com.
For all inclined to take benefit of these presents, please accept my thanks in advance. And could Jesus be major in your church!