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Dog Training, Fly Fishing, and Sharing Christ in the 21st Century: Empowering Your Church to Build Community Through Shared Interests

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Ted Haggard presents a successful and tested model for a small group ministry here that can be implemented by a church of any size. By enabling members to embrace and capitalize on their own unique abilities, the diverse groups create an environment where people meet mentors that can disciple and guide them. This need-and interest based approach redefines the model for pow ...more
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Published May 1st 2002 by Thomas Nelson
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James L. Wallace
Good background material, current challenges and well thought out processes, including a plans that can be deployed at any church, no matter the size, culture, etc. Specifically thought much of the Free-Market cell style group, that I tailored into our small group plan.
Ryne Isaac
Oct 15, 2013 Ryne Isaac rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was a little hesitant to read this book when it was suggested to me, both because it is over 10 years old and because of the issues that have arisen around Ted Haggard since it was written. But it is an insightful, helpful and inspiring book about "free market small groups." He lays out a great argument about why loosening control for small groups can maximize their effectiveness. I'm really intrigued by this idea and how it could work in our church context. My only complaint is the book slows ...more
Kristin
Jun 24, 2008 Kristin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yes, I know, Ted Haggard, but this is an excellent book. I really enjoyed how honest and fresh he was with his presentation of the 'free market' idea of small group communities!
Charlie
Apr 24, 2010 Charlie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The book addresses interesting and different ways to run home groups.
Mike
Sep 02, 2011 Mike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A much better book on home fellowship groups than others have given it credit for.
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