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Transforming Church: Bringing Out the Good to Get to Great

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Using the story of five churches wrestling with change and searching for genuine growth in their ministry, "The Transforming Church" identifies the five dysfunctions of an unhealthy church and the five characteristics of a growing, healthy congregation. Hopeful and encouraging in tone, Kevin Ford will help churches identity and resolve common frustrations churches face and ...more
Hardcover, 227 pages
Published May 17th 2007 by SaltRiver (first published May 3rd 2007)
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Demetrius Rogers
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I particularly appreciated his thoughts on protecting voices of dissent. Takes secure leadership to do that.
Stephen
Jul 24, 2011 Stephen rated it liked it
READ DEC 2010

Excellent treatment for understanding not only what limits healthy functioning in a congregation, but also includes practical solutions any organization can apply. As a depiction of a journey of change, the author correctly points out how many "churches resist the very change they claim to need" (p. 25).
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Some things in Transforming church were great insight. Others were more "Emergent" than I would like to read.
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Loved this book - read parts of it twice. Every church leadership team and long range planning/visioning team should read it....
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“A "successful" church can offer outstanding programs and ministries, but if its members are not being transformed, it is not a healthy church.” 0 likes
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